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ungenerous

[ uhn-jen-er-uhs ]
/ ʌnˈdʒɛn ər əs /
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adjective
stingy; miserly: an ungenerous portion; an ungenerous employer.
uncharitable; petty: an ungenerous critic; an ungenerous impulse.
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Origin of ungenerous

First recorded in 1635–45; un-1 + generous

OTHER WORDS FROM ungenerous

un·gen·er·os·i·ty [uhn-jen-uh-ros-i-tee], /ˌʌn dʒɛn əˈrɒs ɪ ti/, nounun·gen·er·ous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ungenerous

ungenerous
/ (ʌnˈdʒɛnərəs, -ˈdʒɛnrəs) /

adjective
not willing and liberal in giving away one's money, time, etc
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