thankful

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
thank•ful /ˈθæŋkfəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. feeling or showing thanks:She was thankful for her job.
thank•ful•ly, adv. 
thank•ful•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
thank•ful  (thangkfəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. feeling or expressing gratitude;
    appreciative.
thankful•ly, adv. 
thankful•ness, n. 
  • bef. 900; Middle English; Old English thancful. See thank, -ful
    beholden, obliged. See  grateful. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
thankful /ˈθæŋkfʊl/ adj
  1. grateful and appreciative

ˈthankfulness n
'thankful' also found in these entries:
Collocations: a thankful [person, guest, nature], be thankful for small [miracles, mercies]!, be thankful that we're not [poor, starving, struggling], more...

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