Thankful Thank"ful, a. [AS. [thorn]ancfull.] 1. Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Ladies, look here; this is the thankful glass That mends the looker's eyes; this is the well That washes what it shows. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]

2. Impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it; grateful. [1913 Webster]

Be thankful unto him, and bless his name. --Ps. c. 4. [1913 Webster] -- {Thank"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Thank"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(with a desire to give thanks), , , ,

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