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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Manuel Benavides:

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

  4. The Metro Para pledge:

    We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.

  5. 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!

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