What does it mean to be thankful?
Definition of thankful
experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight <we were thankful that someone else was footing the bill for the lavish wedding banquet>Synonyms blissful, chuffed [British], delighted, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased,satisfied, glad, tickled Related Words beaming, blithe, blithesome, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, gay, gladsome,lighthearted, sunny, upbeat; gleeful, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, merry, mirthful, smiling;beatific, ecstatic, elated, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, intoxicated,rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical); exuberant, exultant, jubilant, rapt, rejoicing,thrilled; hopeful, optimistic, rosy, sanguine Near Antonyms abject, aggrieved, anguished, blue, brokenhearted, dejected, depressed,despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, melancholy;doleful, dolorous, lachrymose, mournful, plaintive, sorrowful, sorry, woeful; black, dark,desolate, dispirited, gloomy, glum, gray (also grey), grieved, heartbroken, heartsick,miserable, woebegone, wretched Antonyms displeased, dissatisfied, joyless, sad, unhappy, unpleased, unsatisfied
feeling or expressing gratitude <I am thankful for all your help>Synonyms appreciative, appreciatory, glad, obliged, grateful Related Words beholden, indebted; contented, delighted, gratified, pleased, satisfied,tickled; thanking Near Antonyms inhospitable, rude, thoughtless, ungracious Antonyms inappreciative, thankless, unappreciative, ungrateful / MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARIES
Here is what you will find in a dictionary, the definition and both synonyms and antonyms. i want to live my life being thankful to God so I seek what it means to be truly thankful and to learn how to better show my gratitude to the One who has given me so much better than I deserve.
2 Corinthians 9:15 (ESV) Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!
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