uncharitable

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un·char·i·ta·ble

 (ŭn-chăr′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Exhibiting no charity or generosity.
2. Unfair or unkind: uncharitable remarks.

un·char′i·ta·ble·ness n.
un·char′i·ta·bly adv.

uncharitable

(ʌnˈtʃærɪtəbəl)
adj
(of a person, remark, etc) unkind or lacking in generosity: an uncharitable criticism.

un•char•i•ta•ble

(ʌnˈtʃær ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
deficient in charity; unforgiving.
[1425–75]
un•char′i•ta•ble•ness, n.
un•char′i•ta•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncharitable - lacking love and generosityuncharitable - lacking love and generosity; "all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
meanspirited, ungenerous - lacking in magnanimity; "it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note"- Times Litt. Sup.; "a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive"
charitable - full of love and generosity; "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"

uncharitable

uncharitable

adjective
Translations

uncharitable

[ʌnˈtʃærɪtəbl] ADJpoco caritativo

uncharitable

[ˌʌnˈtʃærɪtəbəl] adjpeu charitable

uncharitable

adj remarkunfreundlich, nicht nett, lieblos; view, personunbarmherzig, herzlos; criticismschonungslos, unbarmherzig; attitudehartherzig; it was most uncharitable of you to …es war wirklich nicht nett, dass Sie …

uncharitable

[ʌnˈtʃærɪtəbl] adj (attitude) → poco generoso/a, duro/a; (remark) → cattivo/a
References in classic literature ?
His thrusts are keen and yet there is always a humorous laugh behind, and never a spark of malice or uncharitableness.
Envy, malice, hatred, and all uncharitableness disappear, and they look into each other's eyes and say 'My brother
As in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, envy and uncharitableness were apparent here.
Here I am, overthrown, broken by envy, malice and all uncharitableness.
Jerrold's weekly published a manifesto that was submitted to Parliament on the question of education: "It is an act of uncharitableness and an open violation of the principle of all mental philosophy to censure a man for his religious belief.
Battle, murder, and sudden death; evil speaking, lying and slandering; envy, hatred, malice, and all uncharitableness, are its fruits.