In"grate`ful\, a. [L. ingratus ingrateful (pref. in- not + gratus beloved, dear, grateful) + -ful: cf. F. ingrat. See Grateful.]

1. Ungrateful; thankless; unappreciative. --Milton.

He proved extremely false and ingrateful to me. --Atterbury.

2. Unpleasing to the sense; distasteful; offensive.

He gives . . . no ingrateful food. --Milton. -- In"grate`ful*ly, adv. -- In"grate`ful*ness, n.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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