grateful grateful  /ˈɡreɪt fəl/


  1. (adj) feeling or showing gratitude
  2. (adj) affording comfort or pleasure


  1. Personally, I will always remember him as a friend, a true man who loves his family, understands the meaning of friendship and is grateful toward America's allies around the world.
  2. Along with millions of other breast-cancer survivors, I'm grateful to Nancy Brinker.
  3. They will be taken away by grateful recipients, replaced, and the replacements will be taken away.


  1. Dillon Gee shuts down Cardinals, Mets win 5-1

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Dillon Gee is grateful for the recent spate of bad weather - in more ways than one.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Local Peace Corps volunteer helps Ukranian school

    “I am thoroughly grateful to friends, family and the (N.C. Peace Corps Association) for generously donating to our projects.” Since March 2012, Rocky Mount native and Peace Corps volunteer Brittany Spencer has been living out her passion by serving at a small school in Eastern Ukraine.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

  3. Toomey grateful for Sarah’s new chance

    U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) released the following statement after being informed by the family that a donor lung has been found for 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan. “I am deeply grateful to the organ donor and his or her family for …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg


  1. Obama on Wednesday accepted McChrystal's resignation and in a televised speech from the White House said "all Americans should be grateful for General McChrystal's remarkable career in uniform." "But war is bigger than any one man or woman,...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "I am extremely fond of Fredi," owner Jeffrey Loria said in a statement that was just like Jeffrey Loria (by which we mean it pointed the finger at anything but the roster). "I, along with all our fans, am grateful for Fredi's contributions....
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jeffrey Loria Source: NBC Miami

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