A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence. (noun)
Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors. (noun)
A rise in value;—opposed to depreciation. (noun)
Examples of word appreciation
In fact, the spiritual teacher Esther Hicks says she prefers the word "appreciation" to "gratitude," because the latter carts up the struggles that got us here, while appreciation comes from a purer place of joy.
This appreciation is a subsidiary requirement of tact, such acts of praise or dispraise functioning as expressions of beliefs which imply costs or benefits in terms of recognition of relative status.
'When your people made us robots, you left out of us certain faculties, and among these is what you call appreciation of beauty.
I think you also know how the governor responds to the word 'appreciation,' Emanuel said Wednesday.
He added that yuan liquidity in Hong Kong remains abundant, with investors betting on long-term appreciation of the Chinese currency.