>All my life I have spelled gratefulness wrong.
I just discovered that today.
One would think that since gratefulness is a form of great greatness, that it would keep consistent with g-r-e-a-t.
- Appreciative of benefits received; thankful.
- Expressing gratitude.
- Affording pleasure or comfort; agreeable.
[From obsolete grate, pleasing, from Latin grātus.]
gratefully grate‘ful·ly adv.
gratefulness grate‘ful·ness n.