ungenerousness love

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being ungenerous.

Etymologies

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ungenerous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • He could not quite conceal from himself all these hopes that had such an uncomfortable aspect of ungenerousness.

    The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig; a Novel

  • "I shall have to hand Letty Dale to him at last!" he thought, yielding in bitter generosity to the conditions imposed on him by the ungenerousness of another.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • I-- a person of his high nice notions of character -- what a distance it would put even between his friendship and her, -- but that thought was banished instantly, with one glance at Mr. Thorn's imputation of ungenerousness.

    Queechy

  • But the ungenerousness of my conduct towards my master -- one who never treated me with aught but kindness and confidence -- the ungracious return I have made for all his bounties is a source of regret which the judgment of the law cannot repair.

    Trials and Confessions of Madison Henderson, alias Blanchard, Alfred Amos Warrick, James W. Seward, and Charles Brown, Murderers of Jesse Baker and Jacob Weaver, as Given by Themselves; and a Likeness of Each, Taken in Jail Shortly after Their Arrest.

  • Not that they were a hard-worked or hard-working population: they took life very easy, seeing that by no possible exertion could they materially better themselves; and even when they hunted a neighbour's cow out of their wheat, they would execute the eviction with a lazy indolence and sluggishness that took away from the act all semblance of ungenerousness.

    Lord Kilgobbin

  • – a person of his high nice notions of character – what a distance it would put even between his friendship and her – but that thought was banished instantly, with one glance at Mr. Thorn's imputation of ungenerousness.

    Queechy

  • What is so maddeningly dismaying is the way the cynical media’s pose of hagiographic respect for the Pope amounts to an ungenerousness to the religion and to the world he leaves behind.

    The Television News Brain | PopPolitics.com

  • — a person of his high nice notions of character — what a distance it would put even between his friendship and her — but that thought was banished instantly, with one glance at Mr. Thorn's imputation of ungenerousness.

    Queechy, Volume II

  • But think not -- cherish not the fond mistake -- that I will ever forget your ungenerousness in the hour of my distress and forlornness, or receive that serpent to my heart again. "

    Imogen A Pastoral Romance

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