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That quality—exercised in regular trips around TfL’s network to meet Londoners—has powered him through a career in the often thankless task of being the face of city transit systems.
CAN PUBLIC TRANSIT SURVIVE THE PANDEMIC? LONDON'S NEW TRANSPORT COMMISSIONER WANTS YOU TO BELIEVE IT CANCIARA NUGENT/LONDONAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
The thankless, high-risk work EMTs and paramedics do is often called a “calling” because it makes no sense.
THE HEARTBREAK AND HORROR OF BEING AN EMT DURING THE PANDEMIC—AND WHY I'M STILL WORKINGJENNIFER MURPHYMARCH 30, 2021TIME
Digital ads dollars rule the decision making process, social media teams are stretched thin and minimal support often makes for a thankless job, according to social media managers.
‘ALWAYS ON TRAUMA MACHINE’: SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGERS GRAPPLE WITH BURNOUT, LEAVING THE INDUSTRYKIMEKO MCCOYJANUARY 13, 2021DIGIDAY
Then there was Veteran’s Affairs, but that’s the dead-end of Cabinet positions — a thankless and also impossible job.
SULTRY, SEXY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONBROCK THOMPSONDECEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
We have a thankless job that no one understands and they don’t think they should pay us very well for.
‘MORE PETTY FIGHTS BETWEEN TECH TITANS’: CONFESSIONS OF A MEDIA BUYER ON APPLE VS. FACEBOOK, GOOGLE LAWSUITSKRISTINA MONLLOSDECEMBER 18, 2020DIGIDAY
The imperial army had to be disbanded—a most unpopular and thankless task, requiring both tact and firmness.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
What could she be about when, with London a thankless void, she was of course not paying visits?
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
His heart swells, and he longs to embrace the thankless Church to which he writes.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
But he thought of this taciturn savage, how he had capped thankless service with rarest sacrifice.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
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 SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THANKLESS

  • disagreeable
  • displeasing
  • distasteful
  • exceptionable
  • excess baggage
  • excluded
  • ill-favored
  • inadmissible
  • left out in cold
  • lousy
  • not in the picture
  • objectionable
  • obnoxious
  • rejected
  • repellent
  • shut out
  • thankless
  • unacceptable
  • unasked
  • undesirable
  • uninvited
  • unpleasant
  • unpopular
  • unsought
  • unwanted
  • unwished-for
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