noun Date: 1757 lack of generosity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ungenerosity — un·generosity …   English syllables

  • ungenerosity — |ən+ noun Etymology: ungenerous + ity : lack of magnanimity : meanness, spite the ill tempered ungenerosities of a nerve wracked woman W.J.Locke …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nearness — Synonyms and related words: access, accession, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, advance, advent, affairs, affiliation, affinity, afflux, affluxion, agreement, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approaching, appropinquation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • penny pinching — Synonyms and related words: avarice, avaricious, cheap, cheapness, cheeseparing, close, closefisted, closefistedness, closeness, hardfisted, hardfistedness, hoarding, illiberal, illiberality, miserliness, miserly, near, nearness, niggardly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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