[ US /ˈθæŋkfəɫ/ ]
[ UK /θˈæŋkfə‍l/ ]
  1. feeling or showing gratitude
    a grateful heart
    a thankful smile
    grateful for the tree's shade
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How To Use thankful In A Sentence

  • In response to the outcry, as well as to the fact that colorization did not end up being the boon colorizers thought it would be, the practice thankfully disappeared after only a couple of years.
  • Sons don’t resemble their fathers in every detail, I’ve noticed it time and time again, and there’s many a woman brought to bed of a son who is profoundly thankful for that fact, and expends a great deal of her postpartum energy assuring the sprog’s tata that the sprog is a dead ringer for her great-uncle Lucius Tiddlypuss. The First Man in Rome
  • Also, thankfully, Neil Diamond's Cherry Cherry Christmas includes a version of "The Chanukah Song" that should give that mensch Adam Sandler a whole lot of nachas. David Wild: The Perfect Semitic Storm: Five Reasons Everybody Should Buy the New Christmas Albums by Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan And Barry Manilow This Season
  • Word can say so little when someone cares so much. Mother,I'm wishing that these were a way to tell you the things that I'd so like to say How thankful I am and how very proud,too,to have a wonderful mother like you.
  • We so little to change in terms of forward players so we had change the system and, thankfully, worked. The Sun
  • Thankfully, some excellent work by the chassis engineers means that there is no sign of wheelspin, often associated with powerful front wheel drive cars.
  • Grayson is one of the most progressive politicians the Democrats have and, thankfully, he does what is necessary to remain in office. Christopher Sprinkle: Alan Grayson Is a Street Fighting Man
  • As darkness drew near I joyfully and thankfully watched the pinks, purples, blues and golden colors of the sky melt together into a picture-perfect sunset.
  • Thankfully, though, I believe that the Scottish art world has wider horizons than such navel-gazing, self-pitying introspection.
  • There are times of praise, adoration, extolment, when thankfulness is more exuberant, runs over into bursting joy, and times when longing desire carries us into the very bosom of God. The Right Knock A Story
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