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Definitions for ungrateful
ʌnˈgreɪt fəlun·grate·ful

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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.

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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. Gwyneth Paltrow:

    If you have the same capacities and you are doing the same job, it is criminal not to pay the same salary. you were considered ungrateful, you were considered entitled, so I think it's amazing that women now are saying 'we're going to talk about this. This isn't fair,'.

  2. Manuel Benavides:

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

  3. James Scott:

    I see the impossible work being done by of my friends at the federal agencies, the Pentagon, NATO, Five Eyes and the intelligence community. They are doing the impossible, for the ungrateful and with a fraction of the budgets required to render a viable defense.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Josef Stalin once said that ‘Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.’ Let us correct this: Ingratitude is a horrible disease belongs to the callous rocks! A grateful dog is a being much more developed than an ungrateful man!

  5. Phyllis Mcginley:

    To be a housewife is ... a difficult, a wrenching, sometimes an ungrateful job if it is looked on only as a job. Regarded as a profession, it is the noblest as it is the most ancient of the catalogue. Let none persuade us differently or the world is lost indeed.

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