grudging

[ gruhj-ing ]
/ ˈgrʌdʒ ɪŋ /

adjective

displaying or reflecting reluctance or unwillingness: grudging acceptance of the victory of an opponent.

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Origin of grudging

1375–1425; late Middle English. See grudge, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM grudging

grudg·ing·ly, adverb
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