Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 916. Gratitude.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section III. Sympathetic Affections
4. Retrospective Sympathetic Affections
916. Gratitude.
NOUN:GRATITUDE, gratefulness, thankfulness; feeling of -, sense of- obligation.
  acknowledgment, recognition, thanks-giving, giving thanks; thankful good will.
  THANKS, praise, benediction; pæan; Te Deum (worship) [See Worship]; grace, - before meat, - after meat; thank offering; requital.
VERB:BE GRATEFUL &c. adj.; thank; give -, render -, return -, offer -, tender- thanks &c. n.; acknowledge, requite.
  feel -, be -, lie- under an obligation; savoir gré [F.]; not look a gift horse in the mouth; never forget, overflow with gratitude; thank -, bless- one’s stars; fall on one’s knees.
ADJECTIVE:GRATEFUL, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation
INTERJECTION:THANKS! many thanks! gramercy! much obliged! thank you! thank Heaven! Heaven be praised!
  1. Now, God be praised, the day is ours.—Macaulay
  2. The still small voice of gratitude.—Gray
  3. Alas! the gratitude of men Hath often left me mourning.—Wordsworth
  4. A lively sense of favors to come.



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