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Meaning of ungrateful by Wiktionary Dictionary

ungrateful


    Etymology

    un- ( “not” ) + grate + -ful ( “grateful” )

    Adjective

    ungrateful ( comparative more ungrateful, superlative most ungrateful )

    1. not grateful; not expressing gratitude; a dissatisfied person .

    Antonyms



Explanation of ungrateful by Wordnet Dictionary

ungrateful


    Adjective
    1. not feeling or showing gratitude

    2. ungrateful heirs
    3. disagreeable

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


    Definition of ungrateful by GCIDE Dictionary

    ungrateful


    1. Ungrateful a.
      1. Not grateful; not thankful for favors; making no returns, or making ill return for kindness, attention, etc.; ingrateful. South.

      2. Unpleasing; unacceptable; disagreeable; as, “harsh sounds are ungrateful to the ear”.

      -- Ungratefully, adv. -- Ungratefulness, n.