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ingratitude

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noun in·grat·i·tude \(ˌ)in-ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Simple Definition of ingratitude

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

Full Definition of ingratitude

  1. :  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


INGRATITUDE Defined for Kids

ingratitude

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noun in·grat·i·tude \in-ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of ingratitude

  1. :  lack of gratitude





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