What does thankless mean?

Definitions for thankless
ˈθæŋk lɪsthank·less

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

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. thankless, unappreciated, ungratifying(adj)

    not likely to be rewarded

    "grading papers is a thankless task"

Wiktionary

  1. thankless(Adjective)

    not appreciated or rewarded

  2. thankless(Adjective)

    ungrateful or unappreciative

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thankless(adj)

    not acknowledging favors; not expressing thankfulness; unthankful; ungrateful

  2. Thankless(adj)

    not obtaining or deserving thanks; unacceptable; as, a thankless task

How to pronounce thankless?

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    Alex
    US English
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say thankless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thankless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thankless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of thankless in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child

  2. Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney:

    I spent a lot of time with Nick, but the thing about the touring merch job, it's one of the more thankless jobs, you do it because you just want to travel and you're interested in meeting new people and it's really hard work. It's not the job you take if you're into partying.

  3. Jennifer Bosse:

    There is the underlying need to feel valued and validated within society (a society which still places a higher value on what you provide to the job force), socializing with other adults can be difficult, the days long, the routine monotonous and the job overall, relatively thankless.

  4. Barnaby Rich:

    One of the diseases of this age is the multitude of books. It is a thriftless and a thankless occupation, this writing of books: a man were better to sing in a cobbler?s shop, for his pay is a penny a patch; but a book-writer, if he get sometimes a few commendations from the judicious, he shall be sure to reap a thousand reproaches from the malicious.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Monday seems to be the most misunderstood, unappreciated and thankless day, even though Monday signifies the onset of a new working week, and offers the best opportunity of a fresh start 52 times a year. In my view, if you have passion for whatever that you do in your life, then any and every day of the week becomes a wonderful day to look forward to. Every Monday then becomes Magical Monday, instead of Mundane Monday, only with your love and passion for your work. Make A Magical Monday!

Images & Illustrations of thankless

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