What does ungrateful mean?

Definitions for ungratefulʌnˈgreɪt fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ungrateful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ungrateful, thankless, unthankful(adj)

    not feeling or showing gratitude

    "ungrateful heirs"; "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare

  2. ungrateful(adj)

    disagreeable

    "I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln

Wiktionary

  1. ungrateful(Adjective)

    not grateful; not expressing gratitude; a dissatisfied person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ungrateful(adj)

    not grateful; not thankful for favors; making no returns, or making ill return for kindness, attention, etc.; ingrateful

  2. Ungrateful(adj)

    unpleasing; unacceptable; disagreeable; as, harsh sounds are ungrateful to the ear

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ungrateful

    un-grāt′fōōl, adj. not feeling or manifesting gratitude: disagreeable, irksome: not repaying one's labour, thankless.—n. Ungrate′, an ungrateful person.—adj. ungrateful.—adv. Ungrate′fully.—n. Ungrate′fulness.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ungrateful in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ungrateful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

  3. Kahlil Gibron:

    I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

  4. The Metro Para pledge:

    We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.

  5. Shari Smith:

    So how can you possibly be ungrateful in my situation? How can you possibly take this for granted? since the time he was [diagnosed], he’s been enthusiastic, and happy, and I’m not kidding.

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