Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Word Wednesday: Appreciative

Appropriately, it is a word synonymous with Thankful. As Roget's handy thesaurus will tell you, Appreciative goes hand-in-hand with thankful and grateful.

Merriam Webster defines it thus:
Main Entry: ap·pre·cia·tive

Pronunciation: \ə-ˈprē-shə-tiv, -ˈpri- also -ˈprē-shē-ˌā-\
Function: adjective
Date: circa 1698

: having or showing appreciation; an appreciative audience; was appreciative of his good luck
— ap·pre·cia·tive·ly adverb

— ap·pre·cia·tive·ness noun

Right now, I am appreciative that I have family, health, a place to live, and the ability to purchase the food for our Thanksgiving repast. I am thankful that, though I was downsized and have yet to find replacement income, I have the necessities of life. I am grateful to family for all the love, support, and help I have received throughout my life. I am appreciative that I am able to purchase modest yarn with which to make charitable gifts to others in need.I am appreciative that I have beautiful surroundings here at Deer Palace from which I can help Amilia gather centerpiece-worthy gifts from nature.I am thankful for the ability to share
with such a wide audience in the Blogosphere,
and for the meaningful connections I have made.
Happy Thanksgiving!




Deb G said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family Sinclair! Amilia's collection is beautiful.

Splendid Little Stars said...

wonderful! I hope your Thanksgiving was lovely!