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ingrateful


ingrateful


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ingrateful  \In"grate`ful\,  a.  [L.  ingratus  ingrateful  (pref.  in- 
  not  +  gratus  beloved,  dear,  grateful)  +  -ful:  cf  F.  ingrat. 
  See  {Grateful}.] 
  1.  Ungrateful;  thankless;  unappreciative.  --Milton. 
 
  He  proved  extremely  false  and  ingrateful  to  me 
  --Atterbury. 
 
  2.  Unpleasing  to  the  sense  distasteful;  offensive. 
 
  He  gives  .  .  .  no  ingrateful  food.  --Milton. 
  --  {In"grate`ful*ly},  adv  --  {In"grate`ful*ness},  n.