from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Exhibiting no charity or generosity.
- adjective Unfair or unkind.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Not charitable; harsh; censorious; severe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Not charitable; contrary to charity; severe in judging; harsh; censorious.
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- adjective Not
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective lacking love and generosity
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This lay-brother had the care of the garden of pot-herbs and fruit-trees, and as he was toiling there one day the Abbot called the uncharitable monk to him, and said: "Come, let us see what our brother the Fool is doing."
People seem afraid to refuse to give alms for fear of being called uncharitable, yet they have not the charity to investigate the cases brought before their notice and see that their relief is intelligently bestowed upon worthy persons.
I know that these sentiments will be termed uncharitable; but I must not be deterred by such an imputation.
A recent convert to Twitter? for its instant tap into the opinions of "the population"? he has just had a spat with the property presenter Kirstie Allsopp, calling her "a lying cow" for saying he was "uncharitable".
The former Hamas leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi told me shortly before he was assassinated by Israel in 2004 that it would be "uncharitable" to find fault with Iran.
The Times of India Remarks against Patel, not Jinnah, led to Jaswant's expulsion: BJP In an apparent attempt to shield senior party leader L K Advani who had earlier praised M A Jinnah, BJP today said Jaswant Singh was expelled not for his views on Pakistan founder but for his "uncharitable" comments against Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
What is the reader to make of his harsh and judgmental first impressions, views that Vincent himself admits are "uncharitable" and "graceless to the core"?
Why did you call me 'uncharitable' when I said Mrs. Gordon painted immodestly!
But then it is remembered that statements quite as "uncharitable" as any which this Creed contains are found in the 16th verse of S. Mark's concluding chapter; are in fact the words of Him whose very Name is Love.
Last October, he branded Kirstie Allsopp a "lying cow" after she had accused him of being "uncharitable".