Appreciating vs Appreciative - What's the difference?

appreciating | appreciative |


As adjectives the difference between appreciating and appreciative

is that appreciating is appreciative: having or showing appreciation while appreciative is showing appreciation or gratitude.

As a verb appreciating

is .

As a noun appreciating

is appreciation.

appreciating

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Appreciative: having or showing appreciation.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • appreciation
  • * 2005 , Theodore Cheney, Getting the Words Right (page 238)
  • There are so many underlinings, so many exclamation points in the margins, and so much highlighting from my many readings and appreciatings that it looks like a case of severe book abuse. It is not; these are marks of love.

    appreciative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing appreciation or gratitude.
  • Capable of showing appreciation.