in-grate

ingrate

[in-greyt]
noun
1.
an ungrateful person.
adjective
2.
Archaic. ungrateful.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English ingrat < Latin ingrātus ungrateful. See in-3, grateful

ingrately, adverb
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ingrate (ˈɪnɡreɪt, ɪnˈɡreɪt)
 
n
1.  an ungrateful person
 
adj
2.  ungrateful
 
[C14: from Latin ingrātus (adj), from in-1 + grātusgrateful]
 
'ingrately
 
adv

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ingrate
1393, originally an adj. meaning "unfriendly," from L. ingratus "unpleasant, ungrateful," from in- "not" + gratus "pleasing, beloved, dear, agreeable" (see grace). The noun meaning "ungrateful person" dates from 1672.
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