AskDefine | Define appreciative

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appreciative adj
1 feeling or expressive of gratitude; "was appreciative of his efforts"; "an appreciative word"
2 having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion; "appreciative of a beautiful landscape"; "an appreciative laugh from the audience"

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English

Adjective

  1. Showing appreciation.
  2. Capable of showing appreciation.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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