Thesaurus / thankless

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To seize and master and utilize these energies appeared a thankless job, albeit a necessary one.

A very hard-working Opera for the principals, and a thankless task.

Charlie Anderson, after squandering a fortune on a thankless wife, works for a labourer's hire.

The Trail of '98Robert W. Service

She remembered her weary labors and thankless efforts, and a voice replied, "But my yoke is sweet, and my burden light."

Yet that is exactly what should be expected of him—a Herculean task and a most thankless one.

Not long after his return from the West Indies he reluctantly accepted these thankless duties (November 1797).

His answer to my letter contained a quotation from Shakespeare on the subject of thankless children, but no remittance of money.

A Rogue's LifeWilkie Collins

In that case, his seven days a week of hard, thankless toil and care are likely to weigh heavily on body and mind.

Hints on cheese-makingThomas Day Curtis

It is thankless to be sad when all heaven and earth are keeping holiday under the smile of God.

Prose IdyllsCharles Kingsley

Not only do they come under the general ban of Purpose, but their purpose-character is of the most thankless and unsucculent kind.

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