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  Definition of appreciation
  1. an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"
  2. a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works"
  3. delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
  4. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  5. an expression of gratitude; "he expressed his appreciation in a short note"
Similar Words: admiration, taste, discernment, perceptiveness, grasp, hold

 

Hyponyms: adoration, idolization, idolisation, idealization, idealisation, glorification, virtu, vertu, connoisseurship, vogue, trend, style, delicacy, discretion, culture, sense

 

Attributes: tasteful, in good taste(p), tasteless, in poor taste(p)

 

Derivational Morphology: get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend

 

Anagrams: apperception, practitioner

 

 
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