unappreciative


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un·ap·pre·cia·tive

 (ŭn′ə-prē′shə-tĭv, -shē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
Not feeling or exhibiting appreciation: an unappreciative audience.

un′ap·pre′cia·tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unappreciative - not feeling or expressing gratitudeunappreciative - not feeling or expressing gratitude; "unappreciative of nature's bounty"
thankless, ungrateful, unthankful - not feeling or showing gratitude; "ungrateful heirs"; "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare

unappreciative

adjective
Not showing or feeling gratitude:
Translations

unappreciative

[ˈʌnəˈpriːʃɪətɪv] ADJdesagradecido
to be unappreciative of sthno apreciar algo

unappreciative

[ˌʌnəˈpriːʃiətɪv] adjindifférent(e)

unappreciative

adjundankbar; audienceverständnislos; to be unappreciative of somethingetw nicht zu würdigen wissen

unappreciative

[ˌʌnəˈpriːʃɪətɪv] adjche non sa apprezzare
an unappreciative audience → un pubblico indifferente
References in classic literature ?
For what they dare to touch and break with the impudence and irreverence of the unappreciative, he seems likewise to touch and break,--but with other fingers--with the fingers of the loving and unembarrassed artist who is on good terms with the beautiful and who feels able to create it and to enhance it with his touch.
He had played too much poker to be unaware or unappreciative of the psychological factor, and he headed Dowsett off in order to play the denouncement of the present game in his own way.
Paul had put some of his beautiful fancies into verse, and magazine editors had not been as unappreciative as they are sometimes supposed to be.
Tope had so long offered to an unappreciative city.
It pains me to hear you speak of it in so unappreciative a fashion.
Now it does give me real pain to speak in this almost unappreciative way of the old masters and their martyrs, because good friends of mine in the ship--friends who do thoroughly and conscientiously appreciate them and are in every way competent to discriminate between good pictures and inferior ones--have urged me for my own sake not to make public the fact that I lack this appreciation and this critical discrimination myself.
Other lawmakers were also unappreciative of Grenell's ultimatum.
Clearly, all the energy that Mr Chaudhry devoted to the ministry of information before being shown the door by an unappreciative government can now be concentrated sensibly on his new responsibilities.
Likewise, it is deeply regrettable that ATR/SSR could be so dismissive and unappreciative of the goodwill of Irish racing's stakeholders, who for so long freely accommodated their editorial requests.
In them, Beckham branded the Honours Committee "unappreciative c***s" after he missed out on a knighthood in 2013 and suggested his charity work was part of a campaign to receive an honour.
Mayor McCombie's statement sounds unappreciative, uncaring, unpatriotic and is simply wrong on many levels.
The State Department review, however, found that staff members' opinions of Ambassador Godec's performance are not uniformly positive.Some of the US citizens working in the Nairobi embassy told inspectors that they found Ambassador Godec to be "dismissive or unappreciative of their work and contributions, and felt marginalised or demoralised," the review notes.