Uncharitable Un*char"i*ta*ble, a. Not charitable; contrary to charity; severe in judging; harsh; censorious; as, uncharitable opinions or zeal. --Addison. -- {Un*char"i*ta*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un*char"i*ta*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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