Definition of ingratitude noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈɡrætɪtjuːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈɡrætɪtuːd//
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the state of not feeling or showing that you are grateful for something Her help was met with ingratitude and unkindness. opposite gratitudeWord Familygrateful adjective (ungrateful)gratefully adverbgratitude noun (ingratitude) Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, or from late Latin ingratitudo, from Latin ingratus ‘ungrateful’, from in- ‘not’ + gratus ‘grateful’.
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