What is another word for begrudging?

580 synonyms found


[ bɪɡɹˈʌd͡ʒɪŋ], [ bɪɡɹˈʌd‍ʒɪŋ], [ b_ɪ_ɡ_ɹ_ˈʌ_dʒ_ɪ_ŋ]

When one feels begrudging towards a certain person or thing, it means they feel envious or resentful. Some synonyms for begrudging are grudging, resentful, jealous, covetous, envious, and reluctant. Each of these words conveys a similar emotion to begrudging. Grudging suggests a feeling of ill-will or resentment towards something that is being given or taken away. Resentful refers to the feeling of anger or bitterness towards someone or something perceived as insensitive or unfair. Jealous conveys an intense desire to possess something that belongs to someone else, while covetous means feeling envious of something that someone else possesses. Envious refers to a feeling of discontent or jealousy towards someone else's success, while reluctant describes a feeling of unwillingness or hesitation to do something.

Synonyms for Begrudging:

How to use "Begrudging" in context?

I grudgingly get out of bed each day, anxious to make it to my job. The thought of sitting in the same spot for eight hours irritates me, but I know I need the money. It's not the best job, but it pays the bills and that's all that matters. I'm not necessarily unhappy with my working situation, but I do find it tedious and begrudging.

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