Definitions

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  • adj. Not greedy.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ greedy

Examples

  • The 30-year-old cafe lost its kind, ungreedy landlord three years ago.

    Can't Yoko Do Something?

  • She said: Ye are good and ungreedy, and I bless you for it; be it as ye will; and this the more, as I were fain that ye go to

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • In this example, you can notice many of the things you should be looking for in a limited-partnership investment: ungreedy general partners, good low-interest assumable financing, an excellent price, and a solid property in a good location.

    Creating Wealth

  • It got the ungreedy minks of single-eightin' sinus siftin' an' cheese mints inherited too!

    languagehat.com: FROM CARAVAN DIEGO.

  • So really, I'm not at all sure what the proportions are, but even though much of what I mention above does have its economic motivations as well, I'd say that at least there are more ungreedy people than we usually assume.

    Deflation in WoW?

  • What we want is organisation from the bottom, organisation by the ungreedy, by the humane, by the uncunning, socialism of the masses that shall spring from the natural need of men to help one another; not socialism from the top to the ends of the governors, that they may clamp us tighter in their fetters.

    One Man's Initiation—1917

  • She said: Ye are good and ungreedy, and I bless you for it; be it as ye will; and this the more, as I were fain that ye go to Utterhay; for whiles I have deemed that I myself am drawn thitherward, wherefore it may be that we shall meet again in that place.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • He said patients of Murray will testify to the doctor's generous, ungreedy character.

    USATODAY.com News

  • He was, he added, "the most ungreedy person you have ever met in your whole life, ever".

    The Guardian World News

  • They've only risen to the pinnacle of power in the hallowed arena of politics by being the ungreediest of the ungreedy -- they're just downright doubleplusgood.

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