Antonyms of adj unsparing

2 senses of unsparing

Sense 1
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")

INDIRECT (VIA generous) -> stingy, ungenerous -- (unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds")

Sense 2
unsparing -- (not forbearing; ruthless; "an unsparing critic")

INDIRECT (VIA inclement) -> clement -- ((used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy; "a more clement judge reduced the sentence")

Similarity of adj unsparing

2 senses of unsparing

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

Sense 2
unsparing -- (not forbearing; ruthless; "an unsparing critic")
       => inclement (vs. clement) -- (used of persons or behavior; showing no clemency or mercy; "the harsh sentence of an inclement judge")

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