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(of a person's behaviour or attitude towards others) unkind; unsympathetic:‘this uncharitable remark possibly arose out of jealousy’
unkind, inconsiderate, thoughtless, insensitive, heedless, selfish, self-centred, mean, mean-spirited, unfriendly, unpleasantunsympathetic, uncaring, lacking compassion, ungenerous, ungracious, unfeelingunforgiving, merciless, ruthless, harsh, severe, stern, hard, hard-hearted, censorious, uncompromising, inflexible, unfairView synonyms
- ‘Yet, he would not pause for a moment before making uncharitable remarks against Islam and Muslims.’
- ‘Class antagonism has also encouraged rather uncharitable attitudes towards those who engage in charity work.’
- ‘And you just stop with that horrid and uncharitable thought that's forming in your head.’
- ‘It will be a remarkable achievement should it happen, though some uncharitable people may also point out that the gulf between the top three teams and the rest has never been wider.’
- ‘That said, I don't think your note was uncharitable, but generally sounded the normal problems and misconceptions Protestants have with the Faith.’
- ‘Try listening to that 300 times a day and you'll understand how easy it is to become ever so slightly uncharitable towards your hosts.’
- ‘You almost got the impression at the beginning of last season that many observers, including uninformed and uncharitable journalists, would have been happy to see the expanding channel fall flat on its face.’
- ‘Three thousand people applaud enthusiastically and one journalist makes uncharitable remarks.’
- ‘I suppose there was the inevitable, uncharitable flicker of hostility towards a woman who could, in this day and age, devote herself with such sycophantic subservience to men.’
- ‘The uncharitable remarks by some ministers are unfortunate and contribute a great deal in defaming the country.’
- ‘What has prompted these uncharitable thoughts is the growing collection of movie actresses on his channel.’
- ‘Some uncharitable observers saw the entire episode as an attempt by the larger-than-life author to revive his novel's flagging fortunes in the nether regions of the bestseller lists.’
- ‘If this is your first pacer, you may harbour uncharitable thoughts about this uncomfortable big fat lump of metal (titanium these days) in your chest.’
- ‘This was one of the three elements in his speech - apart from, one might say, the somewhat uncharitable remarks about his predecessor.’
- ‘We've worked so hard putting a great evening together so it's somewhat uncharitable for him not to put in an appearance.’
- ‘Obviously not satisfied with the result, he went on to make an uncharitable remark against the Chief Minister.’
- ‘Most street protests are, of course, likely to incur such uncharitable thoughts among the inconvenienced.’
- ‘It should be emphasised that there was nothing uncharitable or un-Christian about the Moderator's remarks, as readers can judge for themselves by reading his exclusive interview with this newspaper.’
- ‘And have a look at what Hidding went on to say straight after his uncharitable remarks about Australia's leading independent news source.’
- ‘Kentaro, for his part, was thinking uncharitable thoughts towards Camus.’
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