- Ungrateful Un*grate"ful, a.
1. Not grateful; not thankful for favors; making no returns,
or making ill return for kindness, attention, etc.;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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ungrateful — (adj.) 1550s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + GRATEFUL (Cf. grateful). Related: Ungratefully … Etymology dictionary
ungrateful — [adj] not appreciative careless, demanding, dissatisfied, faultfinding, forgetful, grasping, grumbling, heedless, ingrate, insensible, oblivious, self centered, selfish, thankless, unappreciative, unmindful, unnatural, unthankful; concept 401 Ant … New thesaurus
ungrateful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not feeling or showing gratitude. DERIVATIVES ungratefully adverb ungratefulness noun … English terms dictionary
ungrateful — [spelling only] … English World dictionary
ungrateful — adj. ungrateful for; to (he was ungrateful to us for our help) * * * [ʌn greɪtf(ə)l] to (he was ungrateful to us for our our help) ungrateful for … Combinatory dictionary
ungrateful — [[t]ʌngre͟ɪtfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as ungrateful, you are criticizing them for not showing thanks or for being unkind to someone who has helped them or done them a favour. I thought it was rather ungrateful...… … English dictionary
ungrateful — ungratefully, adv. ungratefulness, n. /un grayt feuhl/, adj. 1. unappreciative; not displaying gratitude; not giving due return or recompense for benefits conferred: ungrateful heirs. 2. unpleasant; distasteful; repellent: an ungrateful task.… … Universalium
ungrateful — adjective Date: 1533 1. showing no gratitude ; making a poor return < an ungrateful child > 2. disagreeable; also thankless • ungratefully adverb • ungratefulness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
ungrateful — un|grate|ful [ʌnˈgreıtfəl] adj not expressing thanks for something that someone has given to you or done for you ▪ Don t be so ungrateful! … Dictionary of contemporary English
ungrateful — adjective not expressing thanks for something that someone has given to you or done for you: Don t be so ungrateful! ungratefully adverb ungratefulness noun (U) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English