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Definition of Ungrateful

Ungrateful

  1. Not grateful; not thankful for favors; making no returns, or making ill return for kindness, attention, etc.; ingrateful.
  2. Unpleasing; unacceptable; disagreeable; as, harsh sounds are ungrateful to the ear.

Ungrateful Quotations

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Khalil Gibran

As you get older and wiser you realize that when people are given anything without having to earn it (unless they are physically or mentally utterly incapable of earning anything), they become ungrateful and lazy. They also become less happy.
Dennis Prager

Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?
Saint Basil

It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I sometimes feel a bit embarrassed to play guitar. There's something - I don't want to sound ungrateful - but there's something very old-fashioned and traditional about it. You meet kids today whose grandparents were in punk bands. It's very old and traditional, but then, so is an orchestra and so is a string section.
Jonny Greenwood
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Ungrateful Translations

ungrateful in German is undankbar, undankbaren
ungrateful in Italian is ingrato
ungrateful in Latin is ingratus
ungrateful in Spanish is ingrato, desagradecido
ungrateful in Swedish is otacksam
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