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Definition of "ingratitude" []

  • Lack of gratitude; ungratefulness. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ingratitude" in a sentence
  • "I know not that the term ingratitude can be applied to one in his situation, and in whose bosom nature had implanted a love of freedom."
  • "And the more he yearned to be gone the more bitterly he blamed himself for what he called his ingratitude and faithlessness."
  • "Not the less soured by these multiplied causes of irritation, from the reflection that they were attributable to his own follies and vices, he gave full scope to his resentments, and indulged himself in expressions of angry reproach against what he termed the ingratitude of his country, which provoked those around him, and gave great offense to Congress."