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ungrateful

adjective uk   /ʌnˈɡreɪt.fəl/ us  
not showing or expressing any thanks
Opposite
Translations of “ungrateful”
in Korean 감사할 줄 모르는…
in Arabic جَحود…
in French ingrat…
in Turkish nankör, iyilik bilmez, değer bilmez…
in Italian ingrato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不感激的,不領情的…
in Russian неблагодарный…
in Polish niewdzięczny…
in Spanish ingrato…
in Portuguese ingrato…
in German undankbar…
in Catalan desagraït…
in Japanese 恩知らずな, 感謝しない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不感激的,不领情的…
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