un·​gen·​er·​os·​i·​ty | \ ˌən-ˌje-nə-ˈrä-sə-tē How to pronounce ungenerosity (audio) , -ˈrä-stē \

Definition of ungenerosity

: lack of generosity

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Recent Examples on the Web What Warren fails to recognize is that the formula of progress that dictates these measures also dictates that they will someday be regarded as the ungenerosity of a primitive people. Greg Weiner, National Review, "Elizabeth Warren’s Limitless Ideology," 26 Sep. 2019

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1757, in the meaning defined above

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“Ungenerosity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungenerosity. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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