not begrudging; not stinting; wholehearted: an ungrudging supporter of charities.

Origin of ungrudging

First recorded in 1760–70; un-1 + grudging
Related formsun·grudg·ing·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for ungrudging

Historical Examples of ungrudging

  • In the latter's eyes, for the first time, shone a real and ungrudging admiration.

    The Leopard Woman

    Stewart Edward White

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

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

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

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

  • Plainly this consideration on the part of Mrs. Haney was habitual and ungrudging.

    Money Magic

    Hamlin Garland

British Dictionary definitions for ungrudging



liberal; unstinted; willingungrudging support
Derived Formsungrudgingly, adverb
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