: glad that something has happened or not happened, that something or someone exists, etc.
Full Definition of THANKFUL
1: conscious of benefit received <for what we are about to receive make us truly thankful>
2: expressive of thanks <thankful service>
3: well pleased : glad <was thankful that it didn’t rain>
I have to say, the Mackay family had a tremendous celebration of Thanksgiving last week. We had fun, played games, and remembered just how much we have to be thankful for. It was a precious time.