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noun as in ungratefulness

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Saying grace, though, “is medicine to the ingratitude that we can develop.”

Ingratitude, conversely, is a failure to preserve and protect the gifts that one has received or has been entrusted with.

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Equally important is for parents to instruct children to appreciate the damage that ingratitude can cause.

That ingratitude's surprising, especially from the Israelis.

Yet such a move would almost certainly be widely seen as an audacious display of ingratitude.

The attorney suggested Bettencourt might try to disinherit her daughter for “ingratitude.”

Say that my anger has no bounds—that my heart is breaking—will break and kill me, if he persists in his ingratitude and cruelty.

Planner, in these three words, could only read—ingratitude—the basest it had ever been his lot to meet.

He carried the note to Planner—he thrust it into his face, and called him to account for his baseness and ingratitude.

He could not complain of the neglect of mankind, or of the ingratitude of those he served.

She was far too sensible for ingratitude, and fully appreciated the gifts that life had so liberally dealt her.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ingratitude, such as: boorishness, callousness, disloyalty, inconsiderateness, rudeness, and thoughtlessness.

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