- the state of being ungrateful; unthankfulness.
Origin of ingratitude
Related Words for ingratitudeinconsiderateness, thoughtlessness, disloyalty, rudeness, boorishness, callousness
Examples from the Web for ingratitude
Contemporary Examples of ingratitude
That ingratitude's surprising, especially from the Israelis.Kerry's Peace Push A Nothing-Burger?
May 24, 2013
Yet such a move would almost certainly be widely seen as an audacious display of ingratitude.AIG May Sue the Government For An Insufficiently Generous Bailout
January 8, 2013
The attorney suggested Bettencourt might try to disinherit her daughter for “ingratitude.”Inside the L'Oreal Family Feud
December 12, 2009
Historical Examples of ingratitude
It was ingratitude of the blackest character, to listen so coldly to his wishes.
Again and again Shakespeare rails at man's ingratitude, but nothing more.The Man Shakespeare
The one bitterness of his life, indeed, was due to ingratitude.In the Heart of Vosges
Though every sinner be ungrateful, yet every sinner is not a monster of ingratitude.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
Ah, the ingratitude of the masses is a disgrace to civilised humanity!My Double Life
- lack of gratitude; ungratefulness; thanklessness
mid-14c., from Old French ingratitude (13c.) and directly from Latin ingratitudinem (nominative ingratitudo), noun of quality from ingratus (see ingrate).