ungrateful

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

Definition of ungrateful

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

  2. 2 :  disagreeable; also :  thankless

ungratefully

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ungratefulness

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Examples of ungrateful in a sentence

  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


UNGRATEFUL Defined for English Language Learners

ungrateful

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

Definition of ungrateful for English Language Learners

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


UNGRATEFUL Defined for Kids

ungrateful

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

Definition of ungrateful for Students

  1. :  not feeling or showing thanks <an ungrateful child>



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