Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an ungrateful manner.

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  • adverb In an ungrateful manner, done in a way lacking gratitude.

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  • adverb in an ungrateful manner

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Examples

  • This gave rather a pretty color; but still Mrs. Peterkin ungratefully said it tasted of anything but coffee.

    The Peterkin Papers

  • A negro-man whom I permitted to live here for a while did very ungratefully, that is to say, very thoughtlessly — destroy the window-shutters, and other loose work, for fire-wood, I having forgotten to supply him with that needful article, and he, poor man, being too bashful to acquaint me with his wants.

    Sheppard Lee

  • What could account for good people behaving so ungratefully?

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Absence of Gratitude is the Source of Clerical Burnout

  • Modern secularism may be accused of ungratefully dismissing its Christian legacy, but that does not mean it is doomed to regress to the worst of the pagan past.

    Matt J. Rossano: The Christian Revolution

  • Modern secularism may be accused of ungratefully dismissing its Christian legacy, but that does not mean it is doomed to regress to the worst of the pagan past.

    Matt J. Rossano: The Christian Revolution

  • What could account for good people behaving so ungratefully?

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Absence of Gratitude is the Source of Clerical Burnout

  • I want to dance and dance and never go back to Maiden Lane, I thought ungratefully.

    Exit the Actress

  • Which would be the most unkind or imperious man, he who refus'd without giving any reasons, and consequently leaves the applicant to accuse his covetousness or contempt of destress; or, he who refuses by an exposition of his affairs sufficient for his justification, and sufficient to prove that he had by the party's there mention'd, been ungenerously and ungratefully used?

    Letter 228

  • Mr. Lofft would have said (perhaps publickly) that I had not only offended in relation to the new Vollm but had most ungratefully set him aside in the original publication.

    Letter 70

  • What could account for good people behaving so ungratefully?

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Absence of Gratitude is the Source of Clerical Burnout

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