ungrateful


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un·grate·ful

 (ŭn-grāt′fəl)
adj.
1. Not feeling or exhibiting gratitude, thanks, or appreciation.
2. Not agreeable or pleasant; repellent: "I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure" (Abraham Lincoln).

un·grate′ful·ly adv.
un·grate′ful·ness n.

ungrateful

(ʌnˈɡreɪtfʊl)
adj
1. not grateful or thankful
2. unrewarding or unpleasant; thankless
3. (Agriculture) (of land) failing to increase fertility in response to cultivation
unˈgratefully adv
unˈgratefulness n

un•grate•ful

(ʌnˈgreɪt fəl)

adj.
1. unappreciative; not displaying gratitude; not giving due return or acknowledgment.
2. unpleasant or unrewarding; distasteful; thankless: an ungrateful task.
[1545–55]
un•grate′ful•ly, adv.
un•grate′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ungrateful - not feeling or showing gratitudeungrateful - not feeling or showing gratitude; "ungrateful heirs"; "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
grateful, thankful - feeling or showing gratitude; "a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile"
2.ungrateful - disagreeableungrateful - disagreeable; "I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

ungrateful

adjective unappreciative, thankless, unthankful, heedless, unmindful, ingrate (archaic) I don't mean to sound ungrateful in any way.
grateful, thankful, appreciative, aware, mindful

ungrateful

adjective
1. Not showing or feeling gratitude:
2. Not apt to be appreciated:
Translations
عاقّعَقوق، جاحِد
nevděčný
utaknemmelig
epäkiitollinenkiittämätön
nezahvalan
vanòakklátur
感謝を表さない
감사해 하지 않는
nepateicīgs
nehvaležen
otacksam
ไม่สำนึกบุญคุณ
vô ơn

ungrateful

[ʌnˈgreɪtfʊl] ADJdesagradecido, ingrato

ungrateful

[ʌnˈgreɪtfʊl] adj [person] → ingrat(e)

ungrateful

adj, ungratefully
advundankbar (to gegenüber)

ungrateful

[ʌnˈgreɪtfʊl] adjingrato/a

ungrateful

(anˈgreitful) adjective
not showing thanks for kindness. It will look very ungrateful if you don't write and thank him.

ungrateful

عاقّ nevděčný utaknemmelig undankbar αχάριστος desagradecido kiittämätön ingrat nezahvalan ingrato 感謝を表さない 감사해 하지 않는 ondankbaar utakknemlig niewdzięczny ingrato неблагодарный otacksam ไม่สำนึกบุญคุณ nankör vô ơn 不领情的

ungrateful

a. desagradecido-a, ingrato-a.
References in classic literature ?
Art thou come, by chance, cruel basilisk of these mountains, to see if in thy presence blood will flow from the wounds of this wretched being thy cruelty has robbed of life; or is it to exult over the cruel work of thy humours that thou art come; or like another pitiless Nero to look down from that height upon the ruin of his Rome in embers; or in thy arrogance to trample on this ill-fated corpse, as the ungrateful daughter trampled on her father Tarquin's?
A little ungrateful, my dear boy," he declared, "a little ungrateful that, I think.
In fact, I believe that the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.
The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful.
He might have softened his father; but all, perhaps all, would think her selfish and ungrateful.
You are ungrateful, D'Artagnan," said Athos; "yes, ungrateful to Providence, to whom we owe our safety in the most miraculous manner.
Well, upon my word, you are very ungrateful," said the Student angrily; and he threw the rose into the street, where it fell into the gutter, and a cart-wheel went over it.
And besides, if she tells Mamma" (Sonya looked upon the countess as her mother and called her so) "that I am spoiling Nicholas' career and am heartless and ungrateful, while truly.
You will not think me hard-hearted and ungrateful if I say that we must wait a little yet before we meet.
Because this is to be asserted in general of men, that they are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous, and as long as you succeed they are yours entirely; they will offer you their blood, property, life, and children, as is said above, when the need is far distant; but when it approaches they turn against you.
That I learn of others, I replied, is quite true; but that I am ungrateful I wholly deny.
The behaviour of these people may appear impolitic and ungrateful to the reader, who considers the power and benevolence of Mr Allworthy.