un grateful

ungrateful

[uhn-greyt-fuhl]
adjective
1.
unappreciative; not displaying gratitude; not giving due return or recompense for benefits conferred: ungrateful heirs.
2.
unpleasant; distasteful; repellent: an ungrateful task.

Origin:
1545–55; un-1 + grateful

ungratefully, adverb
ungratefulness, noun
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ungrateful (ʌnˈɡreɪtfʊl)
 
adj
1.  not grateful or thankful
2.  unrewarding or unpleasant; thankless
3.  (of land) failing to increase fertility in response to cultivation
 
un'gratefully
 
adv
 
un'gratefulness
 
n

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ungrateful
1553, from un- (1) "not" + grateful.
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