Definition of 'thankless'
Example sentences containing 'thankless'
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Being a politician is often a thankless task.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Defending historical perspective against the worshippers of now can be thankless work but it has to be done.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Why should he bust a gut in a thankless job under a new leader while having zero chance of further promotion?The Sun (2007)
It can make thankless tasks exciting.Christianity Today (2000)
It can be a thankless task.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
What a thankless job they do.The Sun (2014)
Besides, nobody likes a thankless job.Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005) The Sun (2008)
We've also come to realise what an unbelievably thankless task it is to maintain the turf on a football pitch.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trying to squeeze the formula into the confines of a disc is a thankless task, but you get the drift.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Regulators have a thankless task.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
So it seems fair to say that where our activity provokes no memories in anyone, seeing it as worthwhile is a thankless task.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It's a hard job, and often a thankless one.The Sun (2011)
Being leader means long, often thankless, hours.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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