gratitude (part of speech: noun)
- On the Exchange the whole company can do nothing but express their gratitude to me. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- At this practical sign of his support, heaven heard the gratitude of the good fellows. - "Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v1", George Meredith.
- It was with a feeling of gratitude that Mrs. Bonsor heard Patricia enter the room. - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.