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Meaning of UNGENEROUS

Pronunciation:  un'jenurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking in largess; "an ungenerous response to an appeal for funds"
  2. [adj]  not generous; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
  3. [adj]  lacking in magnanimity; "it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note"- Times Litt. Sup.; "a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive"
  4. [adj]  selfishly unwilling to share with others
 

UNGENEROUS is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: beggarly, cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, grudging, hardfisted, meager, mean, mingy, miserly, near, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, scrimpy, scrimy, stingy, tight, tightfisted, uncharitable, unforgiving
 
 Antonyms: generous
 
 See Also: meanspirited, selfish, ungenerous

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*gen"er*ous\, a.
Not generous; illiberal; ignoble; unkind; dishonorable.

      The victor never will impose on Cato Ungenerous terms.
                                               --Addison.

 

 

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