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ungrateful

adjective un·grate·ful \ˌən-ˈgrāt-fəl\

: not feeling or showing thanks for favors, gifts, etc. : not grateful

Full Definition of UNGRATEFUL

1
:  showing no gratitude :  making a poor return <an ungrateful child>
2
:  disagreeable; also :  thankless
un·grate·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
un·grate·ful·ness noun

Examples of UNGRATEFUL

  1. I don't mean to seem ungrateful.
  2. <the park's custodial staff has the ungrateful job of cleaning up after the Independence Day party is over>

First Known Use of UNGRATEFUL

1533

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