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Definition of gratitude noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

gratitude

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɡræt̮əˌtud//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the feeling of being grateful and wanting to express your thanks He smiled at them with gratitude. gratitude (to somebody) (for something) I would like to express my gratitude to everyone for their hard work. She was presented with the gift in gratitude for her long service. a deep sense of gratitude Iowe you a great debt of gratitude (= feel extremely grateful). opposite ingratitudeWord Familygrateful adjective (ungrateful)gratefully adverbgratitude noun (ingratitude)
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