Thank"less, a.

1.

Not acknowledging favors; not expressing thankfulness; unthankful; ungrateful.

That she may feel How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! Shak.

2.

Not obtaining or deserving thanks; unacceptable; as, a thankless task.

To shepherd thankless, but by thieves that love the night allowed. Chapman.

-- Thank"less*ly (#), adv. -- Thank"less*ness, n.

 

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