inappreciative love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Feeling or showing no appreciation; unappreciative.

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  • adj. unappreciative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not appreciative; not valuing or justly esteeming.


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  • Yet, all I'm reading is inappreciative garbage from people who are still employed and can't see beyond their elite noses to know they just missed a bullet. tjaman

    Biden credits stimulus plan with sparking economic recovery

  • I feel that you are entirely inappreciative of the fact that I have given the company work that can compete with Griffith, at a cost that theatrically can compete with the 5 and 10 cent store. . .

    Empire of Dreams

  • But looking back now I recognize that the objects of my disappointment have not been just devs but also the player society, because it seems inappreciative of the incredible imaginative opportunity that's been presented.


  • He threatens to leave us to our barbarism, and no longer to waste his culinary talents upon an ungrateful and inappreciative people.

    The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

  • We have to deal with an implacable, a subtle, and a versatile enemy, wholly committed to the opposite cause; unscrupulous, inappreciative of magnanimity or concession of any kind; restrained by no considerations whatsoever short of the accomplishment of his absolute and tyrannical will.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 1, January, 1864

  • C.M. S; but no consideration of this sort should allow us to be inappreciative of the splendid work which the C.M. S. has done in the past, and is still doing in non-Christian countries.

    Religion in Japan

  • Nevertheless, to anybody who can hold the Present at its worth without being inappreciative of the Past, it may be forgiven, if to such an one the solitary old hulk at Portsmouth, Nelson's Victory, seems to float there, not alone as the decaying monument of a fame incorruptible, but also as a poetic reproach, softened by its picturesqueness, to the Monitors and yet mightier hulls of the European ironclads.

    Billy Budd

  • The flagon of dandelion vintage played its due part in the repast, and Mr. Bleak began to entertain a new respect for this common flower of which he had been unduly inappreciative.

    In the Sweet Dry and Dry

  • Meanwhile Tom, who had for the first time sent a poisoned arrow into Philip’s heart, had returned to the carriage-house, where he found Mr. Poulter, with a fixed and earnest eye, wasting the perfections of his sword-exercise on probably observant but inappreciative rats.

    IV. “The Young Idea”. Book II—School-Time

  • There is one famous West End hall, which I dare not name, whose audience is always "bad" -- i.e. cold and inappreciative; the best of all good turns never "goes" at that house, and artists dread the week when they are booked there.

    Nights in London


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