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 ?
At the time I was all uncharitableness; but words of mine would fail to tell you how cold this letter left me; it was as a candle lighted in the full blaze of the sun.
His thrusts are keen and yet there is always a humorous laugh behind, and never a spark of malice or uncharitableness. Thackeray bore no hatred in his heart towards any man.
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. I come out--and what do I find?
"This is a happy mode of pampering our self-complacency," he wrote, "and persuading ourselves that we and those that side with us, are 'salt of the earth'; of giving vent to the morbid humours of our pride, envy and all uncharitableness, those natural secretions of the human heart, under the pretext of self-defense, the public safety or a voice from Heaven...
Hence fanatical expressions, uncharitableness, misrepresentation of doctrines and facts used in meetings as has been the case in the last meeting of the Bible Society in Auckland, show evidently that the Holy Ghost, the spirit of truth and charity, was far from directing that assembly.
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...