>Who Knew

>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.

How strange.

grate·ful (grātfəl) pronunciation

  1. Appreciative of benefits received; thankful.
  2. Expressing gratitude.
  3. Affording pleasure or comfort; agreeable.

[From obsolete grate, pleasing, from Latin grātus.]

gratefully grateful·ly adv.
gratefulness grateful·ness n.


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