: exhibiting parsimony : frugal, stingy
stingy, ungiving peopleVance Packard
: characterized by rigidity : adamant, inflexible
if the mother is a cold, ungiving, stern and disciplinary oneCarl Binger

Word History


un- entry 1 + giving, present participle of give

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“Ungiving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungiving. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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