ungenerous

[uhn-jen-er-uh s]

adjective

stingy; niggardly; miserly: an ungenerous portion; an ungenerous employer.
uncharitable; petty: an ungenerous critic; an ungenerous impulse.

Nearby words

  1. ungainly,
  2. ungaretti,
  3. ungava,
  4. ungava bay,
  5. ungava peninsula,
  6. ungird,
  7. ungirt,
  8. unglamorous,
  9. unglue,
  10. unglued

Origin of ungenerous

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

Related formsun·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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ungenerous

adjective

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