Synonyms for appreciation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-pree-shee-ey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : əˌpri ʃiˈeɪ ʃən

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Définition of appreciation

Origin :
  • c.1600 (with an isolated use from c.1400), from Anglo-French appreciation, noun of action from Old French apprécier (14c.), from Late Latin appretiare "estimate the quality of" (see appreciate). Generally with a sense of "high estimation" from c.1650. Meaning "expression of (favorable) estimation" is from 1858; sense of "rise in value" is from c.1790.
  • noun thankfulness
  • noun increase in worth
  • noun recognition of worth
Example sentences :
  • Grace's face was alight with appreciation of Mrs. Gray's gift.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • She was not prepared for their wholehearted praise, for their delight and appreciation.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • "It's lovely," said the other woman, with an appreciation quite genuine.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • I am glad to find that there is a just appreciation of it here.'
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • They all rose then, as the Marquis smiled his appreciation and withdrew.
  • Extract from : « The Inn at the Red Oak » by Latta Griswold
  • He turned away from the Tree toward her and awaited her appreciation.
  • Extract from : « Bride of the Mistletoe » by James Lane Allen
  • As they dropped back his expression was one of appreciation.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • It is necessary to their appreciation that they should be rarely shown.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume I (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • I thank you, sir, for your kind welcome and for your words of appreciation.
  • Extract from : « Latin America and the United States » by Elihu Root
  • Why had this total stranger helped him, what could he say to show his appreciation?
  • Extract from : « The Velvet Glove » by Harry Harrison

Antonyms for appreciation

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