Ingratitude vs Apathy - What's the difference?

ingratitude | apathy |


As nouns the difference between ingratitude and apathy

is that ingratitude is a lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness while apathy is complete lack of emotion or motivation about a person, activity, or object; depression; lack of interest or enthusiasm; disinterest.

ingratitude

English

Noun

(-)
  • A lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=1 citation , passage=“Mrs. Yule's chagrin and horror at what she called her son's base ingratitude knew no bounds ; at first it was even thought that she would never get over it. […]”}}
  • * 1966 , Age & Scarpelli, Sergio Leone, and Luciano Vincenzoni (writers), Sergio Leone (director), Clint Eastwood (actor), (movie), Produzioni Europee Associati:
  • Blondie: Tut, tut. Such ingratitude after all the times I saved your life.

    Antonyms

    * gratitude

    apathy

    English

    (wikipedia apathy)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Complete lack of emotion or motivation about a person, activity, or object; depression; lack of interest or enthusiasm; disinterest.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1818
  • , author=Mary Shelley , title=Frankenstein , chapter=2 citation , passage=I opened it with apathy; the theory which he attempts to demonstrate and the wonderful facts which he relates soon changed this feeling into enthusiasm.}}