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ungrateful

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

Simple Definition of ungrateful

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

Full Definition of ungrateful

  1. 1 :  showing no gratitude :  making a poor return <an ungrateful child>

  2. 2 :  disagreeable; also :  thankless

un·grate·ful·ly play \-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>



1533

First Known Use of ungrateful

1533



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