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ingratitude Syllabification: in·grat·i·tude
Pronunciation: /inˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/

Definition of ingratitude in English:


A discreditable lack of gratitude: she returned her daughter’s care with ingratitude and unkindness
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  • It must be due to a sudden outbreak of ingratitude and lack of common sense.
  • Whether or not you really intend to try this simple act of ingratitude, you should certainly tell Austria that that is your plan.
  • Jesus could not heal these people not because of a lack of power, but because of ingratitude and a rejection of his gracious patronage!


Middle English: from Old French, or from late Latin ingratitudo, from Latin ingratus 'ungrateful' (see ingrate).

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