Synonyms and Antonyms of grudging
said, done, or given in an unwilling or doubtful way
- Her theories have begun to win grudging acceptance in the scientific community.
- He has earned the grudging admiration/respect of his rivals.
begrudging, envious, resentful
cheap, chintzy, close, closefisted, mean, mingy, miserly, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, pinching, pinchpenny, spare, sparing, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfisted, uncharitable, ungenerous
careful, chary, conserving, economical, economizing, frugal, saving, scrimping, skimping, thrifty
acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting, covetous, desirous, grasping, greedy, hoggish, itchy, mercenary, rapacious, selfish, shabby, small, sordid
altruistic, selfless, unselfish
extravagant, free, handsome, lavish, overgenerous, profuse
beneficent, benevolent, hospitable, humanitarian, philanthropic (also philanthropical)
compassionate, good-hearted, greathearted, kindly, magnanimous, openhearted
dissipating, frittering, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, splurging, squandering, wasteful, wasting
bounteous, bountiful, charitable, freehanded, generous, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting