greatful vs grateful :

greatful vs grateful

greatful or grateful

Grateful has no evident link to greatness but to gratitude. It means someone is thankful or appreciative of a kind or warm gesture shown.

"I am grateful for the opportunity to work on this job."

Greatful is a common misspelling of the above word (grateful) which should be generally avoided in word use.

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  • a  feeling or showing gratitude
    a grateful heart
    grateful for the tree's shade
  • s  affording comfort or pleasure
    the grateful warmth of the fire
News & Articles

  • Grateful Dead's Bob Weir returns to the spotlight two months after collapsing onstage
    Saying he's "doing fine," the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir returned to the spotlight Wednesday night, performing his first complete show since April 25, when he collapsed onstage during a concert by the Dead spinoff band Furthur in upstate New York.
    June 13, 2013 - Marin Independent Journal
  • Oakland club to hold 'Grateful Beach Party'
    The Crystal Lake Beach Club, 61 Lakeshore Drive, will hold a "Grateful Beach Party" from 8-11 p.m. June 21. This music night is open to all Oakland residents and friends. Admission is $10 for Oakland residents, $15 for non-residents. The event is for adults only, and no advance tickets are necessary. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 201-337-9708 or visit
    June 13, 2013 - The Record
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Rocky Mount Telegram