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ungrateful

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1 not likely to be appreciated by those who benefit
  • the park's custodial staff has the ungrateful job of cleaning up after the Independence Day party is over

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2 not showing gratitude
  • although the food was being provided for free, the ungrateful recipients could not refrain from complaining that it was not to their liking

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The first known use of ungrateful was in 1533

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“Ungrateful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ungrateful. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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