Ingratitude vs Unappreciation - What's the difference?

ingratitude | unappreciation |

As nouns the difference between ingratitude and unappreciation

is that ingratitude is a lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness while unappreciation is lack of appreciation; failure to appreciate; ingratitude.




  • 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.


    * gratitude




  • Lack of appreciation; failure to appreciate; ingratitude.
  • * 2003 , Robert J. Wicks, Richard D. Parsons, Donald Capps, Clinical handbook of pastoral counseling (page 116)
  • To delve in an ongoing exploration of this action is to convey unappreciation for a "true expression of gratitude" and may lead the giver to feelings of shame...
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=July 2, author=Edward Rothstein, title=Classical Music Imperiled: Can You Hear the Shrug?, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Music unappreciation : A new book by Lawrence Kramer laments the dwindling enthusiasm for classical music and examines what could be lost. }}