What is the opposite of generous?

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Opposite of inclined to be generous or to share in abundance
“He is a stingy businessman who vehemently wants to reclaim money lent to his wife.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing a readiness to give more of something
“As they open up to each other about their woes, neither seems to recognize how monstrously selfish and shallow they appear.”
Adjective
Opposite of of having a bountiful amount
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“Surviving on minimal water resources could result in farmers depending heavily on seasonal rains.”
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Opposite of having plenty of space
“The hall was compact with little room to move or breathe.”
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Opposite of marked by invigoration
“Perhaps the most unhealthy practice in sport is the use of performance-enhancing drugs.”
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Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
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Opposite of denotes kindness and generosity
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Opposite of loose fitted
“I can imagine you in tight pants, but I'm also imagining how much you'd be grimacing.”
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(rare) Opposite of characterized by the ideology of respect and dignity
“If he ever presents himself in an undignified manner again, he will never find honor in my presence.”
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Opposite of well-meaning and kindly in nature
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“It was a remarkable story of redemption for a man who, throughout his life, had been smug, selfish, greedy, and unkind to his fellow man.”
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Opposite of noble and generous in spirit
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Opposite of having, or characterized by, a generous nature
“The narcissist was known for his selfish acts of self-aggrandizement.”
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Opposite of loudly vigorous and cheerful
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Opposite of friendly and welcoming to visitors or guests
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Opposite of complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree
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(of a person) Opposite of having suitable conformity to basic moral standards
“I cannot trust any person who is dishonest, deceitful, and cunning.”
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Opposite of having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles
“These evil deeds are the acts of a dishonest and immoral human being.”
Adjective
Opposite of effusive or exaggerated in one's manner or expression
Adjective
Opposite of having a reasonable chance of success
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Opposite of relaxed and tolerant in attitude or manner
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