Gratitude vs Thanking - What's the difference?

gratitude | thanking |


As nouns the difference between gratitude and thanking

is that gratitude is the state of being grateful while thanking is the act by which thanks are given; thanks.

As a verb thanking is

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gratitude

Noun

(-)
  • The state of being grateful.
  • Synonyms

    * appreciation * thankfulness * gratefulness

    Antonyms

    * ingratitude

    thanking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which thanks are given; thanks.
  • * (William Shakespeare), Measure for Measure
  • Many and hearty thankings to you both.