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ingratitude
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Emma
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  • Absolute neglect of the mother and sisters, when invited to come, would be ingratitude.
  • She could think of nothing better: and though there was something in it which her own heart could not approve—something of ingratitude, merely glossed over—it must be done, or what would become of Harriet?
  • I, who am owing all my happiness to you, would not it be horrible ingratitude in me to be severe on them?

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  • "Boy," Mrs. Amos said, "I am not the least bit surprised at your show of ingratitude.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • I remember he used words like ’failure’ and ’ingratitude,’ and once he said very clearly, ’I know how well I have performed my duty.’
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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