appreciative appreciative  /ə ˈpri ʃi ˌeɪ tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) feeling or expressive of gratitude
  2. (adj) having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We are so grateful and appreciative for the time and the thought that these students put into the book.
  2. In this eerie pas de deux, the creature's attentions are both predatory and appreciative.
  3. Bruno Calvo Miramax Lea stretches under Chri's appreciative hands.

News

  1. Mexican-American boy's national anthem sparks racist comments

    An 11-year-old boy's rendition of the national anthem at Game 3 of the NBA finals brought the usual appreciative applause Tuesday, but outside AT&T Center in San Antonio, his performance brought a darker reaction from some posters on social media -- and eventually an online backlash against their racist comments.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Sebastien De La Cruz gained fame on 'America's Got Talent'

    An 11-year-old boy's rendition of the national anthem at Game 3 of the NBA finals brought the usual appreciative applause Tuesday, but outside AT&T Center in San Antonio, his performance brought a darker reaction from some posters on social media -- and eventually an online backlash against their racist comments.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  3. Mexican-American's anthem sparks racist rants

    An 11-year-old boy's rendition of the national anthem at Game 3 of the NBA finals brought the usual appreciative applause Tuesday, but outside AT&T Center in San Antonio, his performance brought a darker reaction from some posters on social media -- and eventually an online backlash against their racist comments. Here's a sampling of some of the unkind tweets that went flying around the Internet ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

Quotes

  1. "In these challenging times I am appreciative to Art Capital for all they have done to resolve this matter and for their cooperation and continued support," Leibovitz said in a statement. "I also want to thank my family, friends, and...
    on Sep 11, 2009 By: Annie Leibovitz Source: ABC News

  2. "I am appreciative of his hard work and the imprint that he left on our team," Paxson said of Skiles, adding that no decision had been made on a successor.
    on Dec 24, 2007 By: John Paxson Source: Reuters

  3. "Rosie contributed to one of our most exciting and successful years at `The View,'" show creator Barbara Walters said. "I am most appreciative. Our close and affectionate relationship will not change."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Barbara Walters Source: Forbes

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repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /