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ingrate

[ in-greyt ]

noun

  1. an ungrateful person.


adjective

  1. Archaic. ungrateful.

ingrate

/ ˈɪnɡreɪt; ɪnˈɡreɪt /

noun

  1. an ungrateful person


adjective

  1. ungrateful

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Derived Forms

  • ˈingrately, adverb

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Other Words From

  • ingrate·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ingrate1

1350–1400; Middle English ingrat < Latin ingrātus ungrateful. See in- 3, grateful

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Word History and Origins

Origin of ingrate1

C14: from Latin ingrātus (adj), from in- 1+ grātus grateful

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Example Sentences

She was even sweet to that smug ingrate Miss Bunting after she kept insulting everyone at dinner.

It is the torment of him who loves to become, despite himself, the slave and accomplice of the ingrate who feels himself beloved.

But you have remembered me, Edith, even in the depth of your joy, ingrate that I am.

I, the recipient of the master's favors, an ingrate and a wretch!

Don Jose has worked on the fears or the cupidity of this drunken ingrate.

She had almost wished she had never offered a scholarship in behalf of such an ingrate.

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