thankless task

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synonyms for thankless task

On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thankless task, such as: donkey work, grunt work, scut work, and shitwork.

How to use thankless task in a sentence

  • Reporting on the U.S. Congress as though it were Broadway would be a thankless task.

    The Best of Brit Lit | Peter Stothard | November 11, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The imperial army had to be disbanded—a most unpopular and thankless task, requiring both tact and firmness.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • But, if there is a thankless task, it is that of examining the erect image in children from two to three years of age.

    Schweigger on Squint | C. Schweigger
  • It would have been a thankless task to look for a spring at this time of the night in the rain.

  • Your New Temple would be designed to inculcate the truth upon minds which have already received it; a thankless task.

  • Professor Serviss is nearer right when he says that converting people to any creed is a thankless task.

    The Tyranny of the Dark | Hamlin Garland

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