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English adjective: ungenerous

1. ungenerous lacking in magnanimity

SamplesIt seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note.
A meanspirited man unwilling to forgive.


See alsostingy, ungenerous


2. ungenerous unwilling to spend

SamplesShe practices economy without being stingy.
An ungenerous response to the appeal for funds.


Similarbeggarly, cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, grudging, hardfisted, mean, mean, mingy, miserly, near, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, scrimy, skinny, tight, tightfisted

See alsomeanspirited, selfish, uncharitable, ungenerous

Attributegenerosity, generousness


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