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Synonyms for ungenerous

lacking in magnanimity


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unwilling to spend

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Before leaving Ireland, Kearney published two works of fiction which were ungenerously reviewed in some quarters, by people who questioned whether a novelist could also be a thinker.
I wish to express my satisfaction at the fact that a people who have been treated so rigorously and ungenerously, who are unrepresented, and who have been hunted to the death, should have found representatives to stand up on the floor of this House and speak on their behalf.
Derrida's letter is reproduced here, ungenerously, as an appendix; Eisenman's short reply constitutes the first chapter of the book.
Rather than asking for any "new right," they only wished "to declare and enforce those rights which they originally inherited, but which have ungenerously been withheld from them, rights which they as citizens of the state of New York may reasonably and rightfully claim.
Secondly, this is not about a one-off old people's Christmas party which you so ungenerously referred to.
For example, a person responding to a kind action of another person may feel guilt from acting ungenerously when he or she had the opportunity to repay the kind action with a generous response.
Westerbeck and Meyerowitz ungenerously reflect that '[h]er dead eye draws our compassion at the same time that the acquisitive gleam in her other eye, as it scans the street, makes us suspicious'.
She ungenerously speaks of her own first collection, very good on its own terms: "my first book was written completely in response to my contemporaries (not that i ever call or called them that), and especially my mentors.
Many of these writers generously acknowledge Islam's difference, but they also ungenerously want the latter not to devise political and economic systems based on its own traditions and worldviews" (p.
It was improper of me to steal it from her and turn it so ungenerously to my own ends.
92) This is at the core of Rosmini's critique of Locke's theory of appropriation, which, perhaps ungenerously, he thought to be a "contrived solution.
Not the recreation of a 19th century 'slum' as some have ungenerously and inaccurately described it, but a glimpse into an important past where Birmingham's historic heart buzzed with all types of industry and an equally bewildering array of residents.
When I said I would be test-driving the 2004 Corsa, someone, ungenerously, told me to get a life - which I promptly did.
WHEN I said I would be test driving the 2004 Corsa, someone, ungenerously, told me to get a life - which I promptly did.