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appreciative

ap·pre·cia·tive

appreciative

 
pronunciation:
pri shi tihv [or] pri sh tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling or capable of feeling gratitude or appreciation.
He was very appreciative of his grandparents' help.I was not appreciative as a child, but I learned to be thankful.
antonyms:
captious, dull, thankless, ungrateful
similar words:
grateful, thankful
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derivation: appreciatively (adv.)