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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not feeling or showing gratitude adj. - Not likely to be rewarded.

Usage examples (37)
  • Grading papers is a thankless task
  • Not only didn't he mind being given a job often described as thankless, but in real life David
  • The jobs, and many others that could be called thankless, fall to inmates at the Wicomico County Detention Center.
  • GOLDMAN: The BCS hired Hancock in 2005, partly because he had the right temperament for what one BCS official calls a thankless job. for more
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