HyperDic: ungenerous

English > 2 senses of the word ungenerous:
ADJECTIVEallungenerous, meanspiritedlacking in magnanimity
allungenerous, stingyunwilling to spend
English > ungenerous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking in magnanimity.
Example"it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note"- Times Litt. Sup.
Synonymmeanspirited
See alsostingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
uncharitablelacking love and generosity / generosity
Oppositegenerousnot petty in character and mind
English > ungenerous: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUnwilling to spend.
Example "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
Synonymstingy
Attribute ofgenerosity, generousnessThe trait of being willing / willing to give your money or time
Narrowerbeggarly, mean(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt / contempt
cheap, chinchy, chintzyembarrassingly stingy
cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinnyGiving or spending with reluctance
closefisted, hardfisted, tightfistedUnwilling to part with money
grudging, niggardly, scrimypetty or reluctant in giving or spending
mean, mingy, miserly, tight(used of persons or behavior / behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity / generosity
parsimonious, penuriousexcessively unwilling to spend
See alsoselfishconcerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others
uncharitablelacking love and generosity / generosity
ungenerous, meanspiritedlacking in magnanimity
Oppositegenerouswilling to give and share unstintingly
Spanishagarrado, avaricioso, avaro, cicatero, mezquino, rácano, rancio, rata, roñoso, tacaño
Catalanagarrat, avar, avariciós, garrepa, gasiu, mesquí, ranci, rata, ronyós, tacany

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