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 gratitude Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, or from late Latin ingratitudo, from Latin ingratus ‘ungrateful’, from in- ‘not’ + gratus ‘grateful’.Word Familygrateful adjective (ungrateful)gratefully adverbgratitude noun (ingratitude)
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