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 Conservatives want reform, and Democrats denounce this as short-sighted and uncharitable. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "The Capital Letter: Week of November 30," 4 Dec. 2020 Pandejo is an uncharitable — but sadly accurate — word to describe Latino covidiots who proudly flout coronavirus protocols. Gustavo Arellano Columnist, Los Angeles Times, "Column: Don’t be a ‘pandejo.’ Take the pandemic seriously," 3 Dec. 2020 Such blame-placing or judgment is uncharitable and probably wrong. Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner, "American alienation in 2020," 3 Dec. 2020 Was the pandemic a kind of cosmic reckoning for years of profligate and uncharitable behavior? Nick Heil, Outside Online, "I Missed Bars. So I Built One in My Own Backyard.," 15 Oct. 2020 As Robby Soave notes, the post is somewhat awkward, though its point is still apparent except perhaps to the truly uncharitable. Jack Butler, National Review, "Madison Cawthorn Is Not a Nazi," 14 Aug. 2020 An uncharitable comment made would come back to haunt you. BostonGlobe.com, "Horoscope," 20 Apr. 2020 The vast majority of ads mimic, to an almost uncanny degree, the President’s distinct wordsmithing on Twitter, down to the frequent capitalization of words or sentences, the vitriol and the uncharitable nicknames for political foes. Chris Wilson, Time, "The Trump Campaign Has Raised Millions Off Impeachment — And Facebook Is One of Its Most Powerful Tools," 5 Dec. 2019 That is an uncharitable interpretation of Mr Maguire’s actions. The Economist, "The Democrats’ bad start in the battle to impeach Donald Trump," 27 Sep. 2019

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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 10 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncharitable

: very harsh in judging others : not charitable

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