1 lacking in magnanimity; "it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note"- Times Litt. Sup.; "a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive" [syn: meanspirited] [ant: generous]
2 not generous; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds" [syn: stingy] [ant: generous]
3 selfishly unwilling to share with others [syn: stingy]
4 lacking in largess; "an ungenerous response to an appeal for funds"
authoritarian, avaricious, bigot, bigoted, borne, cheap, close, closed, closefisted, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, fanatical, hardfisted, hidebound, illiberal, inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insular, little, little-minded, mean, mean-minded, mean-spirited, mingy, miserly, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, near, nearsighted, niggardly, paltry, parochial, parsimonious, peanut, penny-pinching, penurious, petty, picayune, pinchfisted, pinching, provincial, puny, purblind, save-all, shortsighted, small, small-minded, stingy, straitlaced, stuffy, tight, tightfisted, trifling, unaltruistic, unbeneficent, unbenevolent, uncatholic, uncharitable, unchivalrous, ungiving, unliberal, unphilanthropic