What does Ingratitude mean?

Definitions for Ingratitude
ɪnˈgræt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyudIn·grat·i·tude

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ingratitude, ungratefulness(noun)

    a lack of gratitude

Wiktionary

  1. ingratitude(Noun)

    A lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ingratitude(noun)

    want of gratitude; insensibility to, forgetfulness of, or ill return for, kindness or favors received; unthankfulness; ungratefulness

  2. Origin: [F. ingratitude, L. ingratitudo. See Ingrate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ingratitude

    in-grat′i-tūd, n. unthankfulness: the return of evil for good. [Low L. ingratitudo—L. ingratus, unthankful.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. ingratitude

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Ingratitude

    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.

    Emeasoba George

    Submitted by emeasoba_g on February 28, 2018

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ingratitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ingratitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Ingratitude in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.

  3. Cardinal Richelieu:

    Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.

  5. Ausonius:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of Ingratitude

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