feeling or expressing gratitude; appreciative.

before 900; Middle English; Old English thancful. See thank, -ful

thankfully, adverb
thankfulness, noun
superthankful, adjective
superthankfully, adverb
superthankfulness, noun

beholden, obliged. See grateful. Unabridged
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thankful (ˈθæŋkfʊl)
grateful and appreciative

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Word Origin & History

O.E. þancfulle; see thank + -ful. Related: Thankfully; thankfulness.
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Example sentences
Words cannot express my thankfulness and thank you for having answered to my request due to this almost hopeless situation.
Spend a moment in loving thankfulness for all that has brought you to where you are today.
In time of our prosperity, temper our self-confidence with thankfulness.
He began by stating his thankfulness to the board for the addition of two outreach specialists to the outreach staff.
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