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ingratitude

adjective animus ingratus, heedlessness, inappreciation, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, lack of appreciation, lack of consideration, lack of gratiiude, respectlessness, rudeness, thanklessness, unappreciativeness, unfeelingness, ungratefulness, unthankfulness, want of consideration

INGRATITUDE. The forgetfulness of a kindness or benefit.
    2. In the civil law, ingratitude on the part of a legatee, was sufficient to defeat a legacy in his favour. In Louisiana, donations inter vivos are liable to be revoked or dissolved on account of the ingratitude of the donee; but the revocation on this account can, take place only, in the three following cases: 1. if the donee has attempted to take the life of the donor. 2. If he has been guilty towards him of cruel treatment, crimes or grievous injuries. 3. If he has refused him food when in distress. Civ. Code of Lo. art. 1546, 1547; Poth. Donations Entrevifs, s. 3, art. 1, Sec. 1. There are no such rules in the common law. Ingratitude is not punishable by law.

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