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Gratitude, thankfulness, or gratefulness, from the Latin word gratus "pleasing, thankful",[1] is a feeling of appreciation felt by and/or similar positive response shown by kindness,[2][3][4] gifts, help, favors, or other types of generosity.[5]

It has also been a topic of interest to ancient, medieval and modern philosophers, and is a popular topic for modern day philosophers.[6]

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  1. Definition of Gratitude - Oxford Dictionary, archived from the original on 2018-06-12, retrieved 2021-08-18
  2. M I, Polikarpov (1996). Continuous Advances In Qcd 1996 - Proceedings Of The Conference. World Scientific, 1996. p. 128.
  3. Feild, Edward (1847). "A charge delivered to the clergy of the diocese of Newfoundland ... 1847". The British Library: 22. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. BLACKWOOD, WILLIAM (1839). "THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, VOL IX JUNE 1838- MARCH 1839". The Quarterly Journal of Agriculture. 9: 181.
  5. Parliament, Legislative Assembly, Canada, Parliament (1855). "Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, Volume 13, Part 2". Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada. 13 (2): 811.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  6. Manela, Tony. Gratitude. In Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Edward N. Zalta, 2015. [1]