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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

An ungrateful man is like a hog under a tree eating acorns, but never looking up to see where they come from.
Timothy Dexter

Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
Louis XIV

It's ungrateful to be wishing you were doing something else at the moment you are living. You haven't lived in the moment that you are really living, you are wishing you were somewhere else.
Suzanne Farrell
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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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