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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Example sentences
But given that voters are a famously ungrateful lot, that raises an interesting
  question.
Despite his generous compensation, he is sufficiently ungrateful to let it be
  known that he would be happier working elsewhere.
They're always there for him, and he was a little bit ungrateful.
How ungrateful and even risky, they may feel, to haggle over salary when the
  unemployment rate is so high.
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