- Grateful recognition of the full worth of something.
- An increase in the value of an asset.
From the latin word "appretiare" meaning "to value".
- He expressed his appreciation for her help.
- She showed her appreciation with a gift.
- The company showed their appreciation with a bonus.
- He has a deep appreciation for art.
- She has a great appreciation for music.
Some random words: barmy, irresolute, hands-off