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Word of the Day 11/22/18 Thankgiving

Thanksgiving (verb, noun)
thanksgiving [thangks-giv-ing]


noun
1. the act of giving thanks; grateful acknowledgment of benefits or favors, especially to God.
2. an expression of thanks, especially to God.
3. a public celebration in acknowledgment of divine favor or kindness.
4. a day set apart for giving thanks to God.
5. ( initial capital letter ) Thanksgiving Day.

Related forms
pre-Thanks·giv·ing , adjective

Related Words for thanksgiving
invocation, benediction, blessing, thanks, petition

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Origin: 1525–35; thank + -s + giving

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