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Meaning of UNGRATEFUL

Pronunciation:  un'greytful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not feeling or showing gratitude; "ungrateful heirs"; "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!"- Shakespeare
  2. [adj]  disagreeable; "I will not perform the ungrateful task of comparing cases of failure"- Abraham Lincoln
 

UNGRATEFUL is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: thankless, unappreciative, unpleasant, unthankful
 
 Antonyms: grateful, thankful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*grate"ful\, a.
1. Not grateful; not thankful for favors; making no returns,
   or making ill return for kindness, attention, etc.;
   ingrateful. --South.

2. Unpleasing; unacceptable; disagreeable; as, harsh sounds
   are ungrateful to the ear. -- {Un*grate"ful*ly}, adv. --
   {Un*grate"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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