Definition of Begrudging

1. Verb. (present participle of begrudge) ¹



2. Adjective. envious ¹

3. Adjective. reluctant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Begrudging

1. begrudge [v] - See also: begrudge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begrudging

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begrudging (current term)
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Literary usage of Begrudging

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1. The Plain Facts as to the Trusts and the Tariff: With Chapters on the by George Lewis Bolen (1902)
"l 1 begrudging the Favor of Patronizing Others.—As it is a self-injuring policy for a nation or a community, as for a person or a family, to try to make ..."

2. The North Pacific Surveying and Exploring Expedition, Or, My Last Cruise by Alexander Wylly Habersham (1858)
"... I was taken with a fit of begrudging disgust—if I may he allowed the expression—that rendered a further stay rather unpleasant than otherwise. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Envy; begrudging.— 4f. An access or paroxysm of a disease, as the chill before a fever. ... The state or quality of grudging; begrudging disposition. ..."

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