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synonyms for thanklessness

  • boorishness
  • callousness
  • disloyalty
  • inconsiderateness
  • rudeness
  • thoughtlessness
  • unthankfulness

antonyms for thanklessness

MOST RELEVANT
  • appreciation
  • consideration
  • gratitude
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How to use thanklessness in a sentence

I had never been struck at so keenly, for my thanklessness to Joe, as through the brazen impostor Pumblechook.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
He began by reproaching the missionary for his thanklessness in rejecting his repeated invitations.
HAIR-BREADTH ESCAPESH.C. ADAMS
Lotta muttered something about the thoughtless thanklessness of young people, and then took herself down-stairs.
NINA BALATKAANTHONY TROLLOPE
I began to weary of the small Yankee greed and griping and “thanklessness” which I experienced.
MEMOIRSCHARLES GODFREY LELAND
And what shall one say when one has to endure thanklessness and woe from one's own children?
THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN, THE LOVECHARM AND PIETRO OF ABANOLUDWIG TIECK
Thanklessness is a parching wind, drying up the fountain of pity, the dew of mercy, the streams of grace.
LEAVES OF LIFEMARGARET BIRD STEINMETZ
Their thanklessness is anticipated, and springs from the very nature of their calling; it verges on the beaten road of comedy.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES, VOL. 2HENRY HALLAM
We should show kindnesses which will soon be forgotten, never be returned, and be undismayed by the thanklessness of the task.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTESSAMUEL COX
Again, his reflections broaden from thoughts of unresponsive fair ones to a conviction of lifes thanklessness.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
It is common, I know, to talk of the ingratitude of inferiors and the thanklessness of mercy.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THANKLESSNESS

  • boorishness
  • callousness
  • disloyalty
  • inconsiderateness
  • rudeness
  • thanklessness
  • thoughtlessness
  • unthankfulness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.