from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The property of being thankless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being thankless; ingratitude.
- n. Synonyms See grateful.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I began to weary of the small Yankee greed and griping and "thanklessness" which I experienced.
Since then I have learned it is one of the greatest and most direct routes to happiness because one thing's for sure: dwelling in its opposite thanklessness certainly isn't going to make you happy, nor will it get you what you want.
If, on the other hand, you are not nice to her all year, then that lousy bunch of carnations is little more than a reminder of the putrid thanklessness of her lot.
I had never been struck at so keenly, for my thanklessness to
Do you not know that whilst the state does not concern itself with ordinary ingratitude or pass judicial sentence on it; whilst it overlooks the thanklessness of those who fail to make return for kindly treatment, it reserves its pains and penalties for the special case?
The same figure would serve just as well to describe the thanklessness of Belief to the Disbelief which has purged and exalted it.
December 28th, 2005 at 1: 53 am tulip flowers rose delivery says: mythologies superimposes delimited? permissible thanklessness … Thanks!!!
The hardest burden which had to be borne by those who exerted themselves at this period was the ingratitude of the poor for whom they worked; — or rather I should say thanklessness.
“I am sorry that I should have made no exception to such thanklessness.”
Lotta muttered something about the thoughtless thanklessness of young people, and then took herself down-stairs.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.