begrudging

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adjective be·grudg·ing \bi-ˈgrə-jiŋ, bē-\

Definition of begrudging

  1. :  said, done, or given reluctantly :  grudging begrudging acceptance/admiration/respect

begrudgingly

adverb … there have been indications during the past few years that the psychoanalytic community is, however begrudgingly, taking his ideas seriously. — Susan Quinn

First Known Use of begrudging

1785


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