James said that the future Queen or Queen Consort is relatively ungiving
when it comes to body language cues, tells and even leakage during her pregnancies and beyond.
If these same people had been exposed from early youth, in the right way, to great masterpieces of human literature, and learned through them to appreciate the tremendous diversity of human mores and human beliefs that go along with the same degree of sincerity that they possess, plus the complex workings of the inner heart as portrayed by a Tolstoy or a Henry James, they surely could not find it in them to be as harsh, as intolerant, and as ungiving
as they are.
If it feels stiff and ungiving
, it's ready to be taken off.
Same goes for the interior, with matt wood flashes in some versions adding to the Scandi furniture effect, even if some of the plastics on the dash felt a bit ungiving
the wall ungiving
to any other motive than the painter's,
On issues relating to poverty, the federal government is in a very ungiving
INJURIES have blighted a Newcastle back four which has been solid and ungiving
during a five-match winning run.
She offers up her pains and joys but is unsocial and ungiving
. She engages with her audiences and rejects them.
as seen through the ungiving
eyes of youth: nothing.
Silence had a shape, and it was secretive and busy, taking root as you slept, growing while appearing not to grow, year after year, until one morning you awoke and found something ungiving
and hard towering over your house, your lover, your dreams.
"Here", of course, is the austere, ungiving
waste land Thomas Stearns Eliot defines, describes, and inhabits in the intricate, searing landmark poem written in Switzerland in 1921.
Despite this clearly being a personal work about the playwright's own deep interests, it's an oddly ungiving
one for much of its running time.