ingratitude


in·grat·i·tude

noun \(ˌ)in-ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

: lack of proper appreciation or thanks for something (such as a kind or helpful act) : lack of gratitude

Full Definition of INGRATITUDE

:  forgetfulness of or poor return for kindness received :  ungratefulness

Examples of INGRATITUDE

  1. <their daughter's ingratitude for all that they have done for her is truly appalling>

Origin of INGRATITUDE

Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin ingratitudo, from Latin in- + Late Latin gratitudo gratitude
First Known Use: 14th century

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