a lack of gratitude
A lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness.
want of gratitude; insensibility to, forgetfulness of, or ill return for, kindness or favors received; unthankfulness; ungratefulness
Origin: [F. ingratitude, L. ingratitudo. See Ingrate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-grat′i-tūd, n. unthankfulness: the return of evil for good. [Low L. ingratitudo—L. ingratus, unthankful.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. A girl who is too busy to acknowledge receipt of a Christmas present. 2. The portion of the man who has done well; and a fight with the fox you have warmed into life is imminent.
Ingratitude is thinking nothing of what has been done or given to you by someone else. That is to say, not feeling bound to show gratitude. In other words, ingratitude is a discreditable lack of gratitude. It is synonymous with ungratefulness.
The numerical value of Ingratitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Ingratitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude.
A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.
Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.
I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.
If thou intendest to do a good act, do it quickly, and then thou wilt excite gratitude; a favour if it be slow in being conferred causes ingratitude.
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