from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Slow or reluctant in giving, forgiving, or sharing; stingy.
  • adjective Harsh in judgment; unkind.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not generous; not showing liberality or nobility of mind or sentiments; illiberal; ignoble; dishonorable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not generous; illiberal; ignoble; unkind; dishonorable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not generous; stingy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking in magnanimity
  • adjective unwilling to spend


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