gratitude

noun
ADJECTIVE
deep, profound
heartfelt, sincere
eternal, undying
VERB + GRATITUDE
feel

the very deep gratitude I felt towards/toward her

express, extend, show
have

You have our undying gratitude.

deserve, earn (sb)

They deserve our gratitude for all the work they do.

His kindness earned him her eternal gratitude.

PREPOSITION
in gratitude

He almost wept in gratitude when he saw the money.

with gratitude

I remember them with gratitude.

gratitude at

my gratitude at her thoughtfulness

gratitude for
gratitude to, gratitude towards/toward

I would like to express my deep sense of gratitude to the staff for their patience.

PHRASES
as a token of your gratitude

I sent him some money as a token of my gratitude.

owe a debt of gratitude to sb

We owe her a deep debt of gratitude for her services.

a feeling of gratitude, a sense of gratitude

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