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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ungrateful mean? 

UNGRATEFUL (adjective)
  The adjective UNGRATEFUL has 2 senses:

1. not feeling or showing gratitude
2. disagreeable

  Familiarity information: UNGRATEFUL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

UNGRATEFUL (adjective)

Sense 1ungrateful [BACK TO TOP]


Not feeling or showing gratitude


thankless; ungrateful; unthankful

Context examples:

ungrateful heirs / How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!


unappreciative (not feeling or expressing gratitude)


grateful (feeling or showing gratitude)

Sense 2ungrateful [BACK TO TOP]



Context example:

I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure


unpleasant (disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings)

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