See also: Thankful

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From Middle English thankful, from Old English þancful, þancfull (thoughtful, pleasing, agreeable, pleasant, thankful, grateful), equivalent to thank +‎ -ful. Compare Old High German undankfol (unthankful, ungrateful).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈθæŋkfəl/, (sometimes) /ðæŋkfəl/
  • Hyphenation: thank‧ful
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thankful (comparative more thankful, superlative most thankful)

  1. Showing appreciation or gratitude.
    I'm thankful that you helped me out today. How can I ever repay you?
  2. (obsolete) Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy.

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