ungenerous(redirected from ungenerousness)
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1. Slow or reluctant in giving, forgiving, or sharing; stingy.
2. Harsh in judgment; unkind.
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not willing and liberal in giving away one's money, time, etc
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un•gen•er•ous(ʌnˈdʒɛn ər əs)
1. stingy; niggardly; miserly.
2. uncharitable; petty: ungenerous criticism.
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|Adj.||1.||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"|
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
generous - not petty in character and mind; "unusually generous in his judgment of people"
|2.||ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"|
uncharitable - lacking love and generosity; "all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade
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"
selfish - concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
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1. (= miserly) → poco generoso
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adj → kleinlich
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ungenerous[ʌnˈdʒɛn/ərəs] adj (frm) (miserly, uncharitable) → poco generoso/a
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