Definition of appreciative in English:

appreciative

Line breaks: ap¦pre|cia¦tive
Pronunciation: /əˈpriːʃətɪv
 
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adjective

Derivatives

appreciatively

Pronunciation: /-ʃətɪvli/
adverb
More example sentences
  • Furthermore, both my sister and mother-in-law have recently spent time in hospital, and they took spoke warmly and appreciatively of the care they received there.
  • And, slowly, she put one giant paw out, then the next, and padded out a couple of feet to stand, sniffing the air appreciatively, and gazing all about her.
  • I sipped, cautiously, and then slurped, appreciatively.

appreciativeness

Pronunciation: /-ʃətɪvnɪs/
noun
More example sentences
  • But the respect and appreciativeness we are shown by the patients makes up for any fears.
  • She confessed that it was not always easy with the system in place, but the sincere appreciativeness of the patients gave great value to her efforts.
  • He articulates his conception of a politics of simplicity - one rooted in beauty, peace of mind, appreciativeness, and generosity of spirit.

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