un·​char·​i·​ta·​ble | \ ˌən-ˈcha-rə-tə-bəl How to pronounce uncharitable (audio) \

Definition of uncharitable

: lacking in charity : severe in judging : harsh uncharitable comments

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Other Words from uncharitable

uncharitableness noun
uncharitably \ ˌən-​ˈcha-​rə-​tə-​blē How to pronounce uncharitable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of uncharitable in a Sentence

an uncharitable couple who wouldn't even donate food to needy families at Thanksgiving an uncharitable attitude towards people who give in to alcohol or other temptations
Recent Examples on the Web At the time of the film’s release, though, the critical consensus was rather myopic and uncharitable. Rachel Handler, Vulture, 7 Dec. 2021 In consideration of its effects on Lucas’ brother, however, the abuse parallel falls flat while the heritability of trauma angle (if that’s the interpretation) feels uncharitable to victims of trauma. Jeff Ewing, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 Another, more generous reading is that Chuntao’s uncharitable vision of Rose flows in part from her own anger at how receiving a kidney robbed her of the social status granted to the terminally ill. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, 10 Oct. 2021 The late critic Eileen Battersby took a different approach in a remarkably uncharitable review of McGregor’s first novel for the Irish Times. Christopher Tayler, Harper's Magazine, 17 Aug. 2021 The country’s uncharitable refugee policy remains in place despite the cratering of Japan’s workforce and the fact that millions of homes and other buildings in Japan lie abandoned. Tim Hornyak/tokyo, Time, 5 Aug. 2021 Further, those speeches that throw faculty under the bus are performative, petulant, and uncharitable. Luther Ray Abel, National Review, 9 July 2021 An uncharitable read would be to suggest that riding with Rigsby is like hitting the gym with a sentient BuzzFeed quiz. Washington Post, 15 July 2021 The three are also sharp and sometimes uncharitable observers of each other. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of uncharitable

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncharitable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncharitable. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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