unappreciative

adjective
un·​ap·​pre·​cia·​tive | \ ˌən-ə-ˈprē-shə-tiv How to pronounce unappreciative (audio) , -ˈpri- also -ˈprē-shē-ˌā- \

Definition of unappreciative

: not giving recognition or thanks for something : showing no appreciation : not appreciative unappreciative of the film's cultural significance spoiled and unappreciative children

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Examples of unappreciative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cautionary word, however, is that humans are prone to what’s called hedonic adaptation, which basically translates to a tendency to revert back to our old – and in this case, unappreciative – ways. Marco Della Cava, USA TODAY, 23 Nov. 2021 Taking place in the mid ‘80s, the eight-episode show kicks off with the titular iconic band Los Prisioneros playing their sardonic protest songs to a rowdy, unappreciative crowd. Anna Marie De La Fuente, Variety, 29 Sep. 2021 Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, 22 Dec. 2020 Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, 22 Dec. 2020 Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, 22 Dec. 2020 Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, 22 Dec. 2020 Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, 22 Dec. 2020 Must have Section 230 termination, protect our National Monuments and allow for removal of military from far away, and very unappreciative, lands. Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner, 22 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of unappreciative

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unappreciative was in 1840

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Last Updated

27 Nov 2021

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“Unappreciative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unappreciative. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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