grudging

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grudging (comparative more grudging, superlative most grudging)

  1. Unwilling or with reluctance.
    her grudging acceptance that her rival deserved the award

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grudging

  1. Present participle of grudge.

Noun[edit]

grudging (plural grudgings)

  1. The state of bearing a grudge.
    • 1806, Matthew Henry, An Exposition of All the Books of the Old and New Testaments
      Fretfulness and discontent expose us to the just judgment of God; and we bring more calamities upon ourselves, by our murmuring, distrustful, envious groans and grudgings against one another, than we are aware of []

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