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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.


Synonymsmeanspirited


See alsostingy, ungenerous


Antonymsgenerous

2. ungenerous unwilling to spend


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


Synonymsstingy


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


Antonymsgenerous









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