unthankfulness love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or condition of being unthankful; ingratitude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ungratefulness; want of a sense of kindness or benefits; ingratitude.

Etymologies

unthankful +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Her duty and her gratitude, she gravely said, to the Dispenser of all good, would secure her, she hoped, against unthankfulness.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Timothy Crabshaw will never eat the bread of unthankfulness — it shall never be said of him, that he was wiser than his measter.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Here is signified, that if a man begin too high a pitch in his favours, it doth commonly end in unkindness and unthankfulness.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • The righteous judgments of God having brought a disturbance and noise of war, for our security, unthankfulness, murmuring, and devouring one another, upon our country, those who were intrusted with the power thereof turned their streams into several channels.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • I beg of you, brethren, that we may call over those innumerable mercies we have received from the Lord, spiritual mercies, temporal mercies, and consider whether these evils be not befallen us, -- whether our unthankfulness for mercy hath not caused God to become our enemy, and to fight against us.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • “They shall look on him whom they have pierced, and mourn” for all their unkindness and unthankfulness to their Saviour.

    Sacramental Discourses

  • Thirdly, That there are no men, especially none of those that enjoy the means of grace, but do receive so many mercies from God, as that he may justly plead with them about their unthankfulness and not returning of obedience proportionable to the mercies and light which they received.

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • It sees in them the depravation of its nature, the evil quality of that root which has brought forth such fruit; and they see in it their own folly, how they were cheated by sin and Satan; they see the unthankfulness and unkindness towards God wherewith they were accompanied.

    Gospel Grounds and Evidences of the Faith of God���s Elect

  • The unthankfulness of some of the Wedding-guests, and thankfulness of others.

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • Hereof have we to consider, what is our duty, if God bring us to the like extremity, as for our offences and unthankfulness justly he may.

    The Pulpit Of The Reformation, Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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