from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being appreciative; disposition to recognize excellence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality of being appreciative; quick recognition of excellence.
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- noun The state or quality of being
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- noun warm friendly feelings of gratitude
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And she showed her appreciativeness that way by feeding all 30 volunteers.
She was 80 years old and she demonstrated her appreciativeness for the students who removed debris from her house by cooking red beans and rice for all 30 volunteers at her site.
There is a good chapter on Bacon, one on inoculation, and several on the Quakers, but on the civil constitution hardly a word of large appreciativeness.
It may be said with equal truth, that it is difficult for a man of any appreciativeness to have convictions at all.
Lamb in his appreciativeness; but one cannot accuse him of injudicious excess when he says of Brome:
She seemed to take him in, with a benign appreciativeness, in his entirety.
The spiritual appreciativeness of the child will supply the rest.
Hebrew, along with his intense spirituality and his moral strenuousness, lacked intellectual justness, sense of proportion, social appreciativeness, artistic truth and sobriety.
Nay it may happen that arrangements of lines which would flutter and flurry us on days of quiet appreciativeness, will become in every sense "sympathetic" on days when we ourselves feel fluttered and flurried.
I am this evening writing to Davies, who is in Rome, and could not resist enclosing what you say, with so much experimental appreciativeness of his book, and of his intention to fill it with moral sunshine.