Thanking vs Appreciation - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between thanking and appreciation
is that thanking
is the act by which thanks are given; thanks while appreciation
As a verb thanking
The act by which thanks are given; thanks.
* (William Shakespeare), Measure for Measure
- Many and hearty thankings to you both.
A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.
* 2014 , Ian Jack, "
Is this the end of Britishness", The Guardian , 16 September 2014:
Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.
- The English, until relatively recently, seem to have imagined “English” and “British” to be interchangeable, as if Britain was just a bigger England. Our dualism gave us a better appreciation of the nation-state we lived in, though if Britain was a “nation” as well as a “state”, where did that leave Scotland?
A rise in value;—opposed to depreciation.
- His foreboding showed his appreciation of Henry's character. —J. R. Green.