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Definitions for ungrateful
ʌnˈgreɪt fəlun·grate·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ungrateful, thankless, unthankfuladjective

    not feeling or showing gratitude

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

  2. ungratefuladjective

    disagreeable

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

Wiktionary

  1. ungratefuladjective

    not grateful; not expressing gratitude; a dissatisfied person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ungratefuladjective

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

  2. Ungratefuladjective

    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.

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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

Examples of ungrateful in a Sentence

  1. Tommy Hanes:

    Rep. Omar is ungrateful to the United States and the opportunities that have been afforded to her, anyone that holds contempt for America ought not serve this great nation as a member of Congress.

  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. Emeasoba George:

    Ungratefulness is a habitual act of being unappreciative or unthankful for something done for oneself or for someone else. Have you been ungrateful or grateful all the while? However, you should be grateful to everyone for everything. But most importantly, you ought to be more grateful to God (Almighty) from whom all blessings flow. Moreover, every good and perfect thing you have at your possession now came from him (James 1:17). Although, he gave them to you through humans. Nevertheless, regardless of any intermediary involved. You've got to be grateful to him (God). For, without him in your life, work, career, business and what have you? You cannot and will never be successful. So come on, be grateful to God at all times. Because, it pays to be grateful. -Emeasoba George

  4. 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.

  5. Manuel Benavides:

    Its good theyve thrown him out, hes ungrateful and arrogant. You cant bite the hand that has fed you all these years.

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