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appreciation

Synonyms of appreciation in English:

noun

  • 1 he expressed his appreciation for the large amount of work done
    gratitude, thanks, gratefulness, thankfulness, recognition, sense of obligation;
    indebtedness, obligation
    [Antonyms] ingratitude
  • 2 appreciation of literature comes only from first-hand study of the works of great writers
    valuing, respect, prizing, cherishing, treasuring, admiration, regard, esteem, high opinion
  • 3 he gained an appreciation of the significance of teamwork
    awareness, consciousness, cognizance;
    sensitivity, alertness;
    sympathy, understanding, comprehension, perception, discernment
    [Antonyms] unawareness
  • 4 the appreciation of the franc against the pound
    increase, gain, growth, rise, mounting, inflation, escalation;
    [Antonyms] depreciation, decrease
  • 5 an appreciation of the professor's life and work
    review, critique, criticism, critical analysis, commentary, write-up, notice;
    assessment, evaluation, judgement, rating, report;
    British informal crit
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