, a. 1. Not acknowledging favors; not expressing thankfulness; unthankful; ungrateful.
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That she may feel
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is
To have a thankless child!
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2. Not obtaining or deserving thanks; unacceptable; as, a thankless task.
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To shepherd thankless, but by thieves that love the night allowed.
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-- Thank"less*ly (#), adv. -- Thank"less*ness, n.
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