ingratitude

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ingratitude, from Late Latin ingratitudo

Noun[edit]

ingratitude (uncountable)

  1. A lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness.
    • 1905, Baroness Emmuska Orczy, chapter 1, The Tragedy in Dartmoor Terrace[1]:
      “Mrs. Yule's chagrin and horror at what she called her son's base ingratitude knew no bounds ; at first it was even thought that she would never get over it. […]”
    • 1966, Age & Scarpelli, Sergio Leone, and Luciano Vincenzoni (writers), Sergio Leone (director), Clint Eastwood (actor), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (movie), Produzioni Europee Associati:
      Blondie: Tut, tut. Such ingratitude after all the times I saved your life.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Late Latin ingratitudo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.ɡʁa.ti.tyd/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: ingratitudes
  • Hyphenation: in‧gra‧ti‧tude

Noun[edit]

ingratitude f (plural ingratitudes)

  1. ingratitude.

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