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[uhn-gruhj-ing] /ʌnˈgrʌdʒ ɪŋ/
not begrudging; not stinting; wholehearted:
an ungrudging supporter of charities.
Origin of ungrudging
First recorded in 1760-70; un-1 + grudging
Related forms
ungrudgingly, adverb Unabridged
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  • But the most ungrudging admiration cannot prevent our seeing, and history compels us to see, what it lacked.

    Lux Mundi Various
  • When satisfied that the object is worthy, his aid is generous and ungrudging.

  • Unselfish, ungrudging lavishing of life and soul, even to the last drop of heart's blood.

  • Even Captain Lote's praise of the Lusitania poem was whole-hearted and ungrudging.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • A land of kindly hearts, friendly welcomes, and ungrudging hospitality.

  • "Deprive him of money," repeated Mr. Pole, with ungrudging accentuation.

    Sandra Belloni, Complete George Meredith
  • What is needed is an ungrudging recognition of the value of the special feminine qualities.

    The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • Plainly this consideration on the part of Mrs. Haney was habitual and ungrudging.

    Money Magic Hamlin Garland
  • After the war capital will be ungrudging in its remuneration to labour; and labour, in turn, must be ungrudging in its output.

    The War After the War Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  • Clive agreed with the suggestion when it came to be put to him, agreed with ungrudging enthusiasm.

    King of Ranleigh F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for ungrudging


liberal; unstinted; willing: ungrudging support
Derived Forms
ungrudgingly, adverb
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