Grateful vs Acceptable - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between grateful and acceptable
is that grateful
is showing appreciation, being thankful while acceptable
is capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable'' present, one ''acceptable
* gratefull (archaic)
Showing appreciation, being thankful.
- I'm grateful that you helped me out.
- I'm grateful to you for helping me out
, date=May 5
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Carroll thought he had equalised with his header against the bar with eight minutes left. Liverpool claimed the ball had cross the line and Chelsea were grateful
for a miraculous intervention from Cech to turn his effort on to the woodwork.}}
Recognizing the importance of a source of pleasure.
* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
The Skeleton in Armor :
* Herman Melville, Omoo
- Fell I upon my spear, / Oh, death was grateful !
- grateful underfoot was the damp and slightly yielding beach, from which the waves seemed just retired.
Capable, worthy, or sure of being accepted or received with pleasure; pleasing to a receiver; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; as, an acceptable'' present, one ''acceptable to us.
Barely worthy, less than excellent; passable.