1. [ adjective ] not generous
Synonyms: stingy

"she practices economy without being stingy" "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

Related terms: generous mean cheeseparing closefisted beggarly grudging meager parsimonious cheap selfish uncharitable generosity
2. [ adjective ] lacking in magnanimity
Synonyms: meanspirited

"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"

Related terms: generous grudging uncharitable stingy
3. [ adjective ] selfishly unwilling to share with others
Synonyms: stingy
Related terms: selfish
4. [ adjective ] lacking in largess

"an ungenerous response to an appeal for funds"

Related terms: uncharitable
Similar spelling:   unwiseness