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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grateful mean? 

GRATEFUL (adjective)
  The adjective GRATEFUL has 2 senses:

1. feeling or showing gratitude
2. affording comfort or pleasure

  Familiarity information: GRATEFUL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GRATEFUL (adjective)

Sense 1grateful [BACK TO TOP]


Feeling or showing gratitude


grateful; thankful

Context examples:

a grateful heart / grateful for the tree's shade / a thankful smile


appreciative (feeling or expressive of gratitude)

glad (feeling happy appreciation)


ungrateful (not feeling or showing gratitude)

Sense 2grateful [BACK TO TOP]


Affording comfort or pleasure

Context example:

the grateful warmth of the fire


pleasant (affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings)

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