Traducción de thankless en Español:

thankless

ingrato, adj.

Pronunciación /ˈθæŋkləs//ˈθaŋkləs/

adjetivo

  • 1

    (unrewarding)
    (job/task) ingrato
    • I'm sure that creating such a list is a difficult and thankless task, but including albums that had simply been recorded in Philly made the list a lot less meaningful to me.
    • But there can be no doubt that the four people at the head of the district's winter service are dedicated professionals performing a more often than not thankless task in difficult circumstances.
    • The Vehicle Inspectorate does a difficult and thankless task extremely well and that is the reason that we drive some of the safest cars in the world.
    • This is a messy and particularly thankless task that comes with the job, and challenges an editor's perception of the field and himself.
    • What could appeal more to anxious women voters than a political party that fights alongside them in the thankless task of preparation?
    • Regulating the appearance of a public burial ground is among the most difficult and thankless tasks in local government.
    • To Kevin falls the job of fair co-ordinator, a fairly onerous and often thankless task, but one that Kevin obviously enjoys.
    • He asked me bluntly, ‘Why would you want to leave private life and take on such a difficult, dangerous and probably thankless job?’
    • What's the point of talking about paid work giving a parent an ‘opportunity for self-development’ if that work is the anonymous, thankless job of a cleaner or catering assistant?
    • People thank you for a thankless job that is at times very unpleasant, to say the least.
    • There is no less thankless job than being the one responsible for the grunt work in the office: writing a decent letter and holding the secret knowledge on how to replace the toner in the photocopier are underappreciated skills.
    • Fashioning a preventive detention policy is likely to be a thankless task here as well.
    • It is a thankless task, they do a good job and I hope they do not get too upset and see this as personal.
    • The study of dead civilizations is difficult, frustrating, and, ultimately, a thankless job whose results are invariably heaped with criticism.
    • We are now in an era where refereeing is becoming a more difficult and thankless job.
    • I would like to express my appreciation to the outgoing Editorial Board for its dedication and scientific judgment in the often difficult and generally thankless task of reviewing submissions.
    • After this period had elapsed, an unhappy looking young ground hostess had the thankless job of informing the impatient travellers that more information would be available at 17.00.
    • Curiously, there was barely a reporter in sight - the one I recognized was the Sun scribe with the thankless task of reporting on his own boss's conference-opening speech.
    • Nothing was ever too much trouble, day or night, no matter how unpleasant or thankless the tasks were.
    • Experience shows that the only thing rivaling the terror of actually getting a job is the thankless task of finding a job.
  • 2literario

    (ungrateful)
    ingrato
    desagradecido
    • In that thankless sister role, Bernier manages some winning moments.
    • I sat the thankless wretch down, and asked him what he wanted out of life.
    • Beware of a thankless and presumptuous person who expects too much from you without contributing himself in any way.
    • Nikki Reed, who co-wrote and starred in Thirteen, is given the thankless girlfriend/sister role.
    • Lucie replies that she is not thankless, but that that ‘dreadful woman’ has thrown a shadow over her hopes.
    • Beware of a presumptuous and thankless person who tends to take advantage of your good nature.