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Synonyms for ungenerous

lacking in magnanimity


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unwilling to spend

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and felt that to add one drop of bitterness to that already overflowing cup would be ungenerous indeed.
The magic egg-cup I usually carried about with me, and with its connivance I did some astonishing things with pennies, but even the penny that costs sixpence is uncertain, and just when you are saying triumphantly that it will be found in the egg-cup, it may clatter to the ground, whereon some ungenerous spectator, such as Irene, accuses you of fibbing and corrupting youthful minds.
Is it ungenerous or dishonourable to be devoted to you; fascinated by you?
Her heart had been long growing kinder towards Jane; and this picture of her present sufferings acted as a cure of every former ungenerous suspicion, and left her nothing but pity; and the remembrance of the less just and less gentle sensations of the past, obliged her to admit that Jane might very naturally resolve on seeing Mrs.
ONE wonders if Stephen Kinnock contacted Oxford or Cambridge to find out what the two universities are actually doing in Wales before making his somewhat ungenerous remarks.
The government had previously said that if they came forward, those people would be given leave to remain legally in Britain for 12 months — a stance criticised as ungenerous to people whose lives had been devastated by the tragedy.
This birthday is calling your attention to this distinctly ungenerous way of looking at your way of living, working, thinking and loving, and turning those warm feelings you have for others towards yourself.
There were questions around Joe Hart not saving Leigh Griffiths' free-kicks but I'd only say he could have got to one of them, and that would be if I was feeling ungenerous.
Its ungenerous, and short-sighted members should face the real facts and address them with an appropriate policy.
At best, these shores of shale and rock have been ungenerous to humans trying to eke out a living; at worst, they have proven deadly.
Referring to the three million (registered and unregistered) Afghan refugees who still lived in Pakistan, she said that unfortunately, international assistance to these refugees and the response to UN appeals for resources to sustain them has been partial and ungenerous.
I closed my eyes for a while to try to get into the spirit of the thing; at one slightly embarrassing point, I actually bumped into someone on purpose after catching a sense of their presence just because it somehow seemed ungenerous of me not to.
It was an ungenerous interpretation not consistent with the honour and integrity of the Crown.
206) seem ungenerous given that, once established, the new government did what it could to restabilise the food situation, as demonstrated in David Marr, Vietnam: State, war, and revolution, 1945-1946 (2013).
However, I personally felt the weight of his displeasure on the ungenerous support the party is getting from the laity and the Catholic Church's hierarchy.