Antonyms of adj generous

3 senses of generous

Sense 1
generous (vs. stingy) -- (willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation")

stingy (vs. generous), ungenerous -- (unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds")
        => beggarly, mean -- ((used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt)
        => cheap, chinchy, chintzy -- (embarrassingly stingy)
        => cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny -- (giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man")
        => closefisted, hardfisted, tightfisted -- (unwilling to part with money)
        => grudging, niggardly, scrimy -- (petty or reluctant in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip")
        => mean, mingy, miserly, tight -- ((used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip")
        => parsimonious, penurious -- (excessively unwilling to spend; "parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses"; "lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence")

Sense 2
generous (vs. ungenerous) -- (not petty in character and mind; "unusually generous in his judgment of people")

ungenerous (vs. generous), meanspirited -- (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")

Sense 3
generous -- (more than adequate; "a generous portion")

INDIRECT (VIA ample) -> meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy -- (deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare")

Similarity of adj generous

3 senses of generous

Sense 1
generous (vs. stingy) -- (willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation")
       => benevolent, freehearted -- (generous in providing aid to others)
       => big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded -- (given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather")
       => lavish, munificent, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting -- (very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain")
       => unselfish -- (not greedy)
          Also See-> charitable#2; generous#2; unselfish#1

Sense 2
generous (vs. ungenerous) -- (not petty in character and mind; "unusually generous in his judgment of people")
       => big, large, magnanimous -- (generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies")
       => ungrudging -- (without envy or reluctance; "ungrudging admiration")
          Also See-> generous#1

Sense 3
generous -- (more than adequate; "a generous portion")
       => ample (vs. meager) -- (more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply")

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