un begrudged

begrudge

[bih-gruhj]
verb (used with object), begrudged, begrudging.
1.
to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of (someone): She begrudged her friend the award.
2.
to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children's education.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English bigrucchen. See be-, grudge

begrudgingly, adverb
unbegrudged, adjective

begrudge, regret, resent (see synonym study at regret).


1. See envy.
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begrudge (bɪˈɡrʌdʒ)
 
vb
1.  to give, admit, or allow unwillingly or with a bad grace
2.  to envy (someone) the possession of (something)
 
be'grudgingly
 
adv

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begrudge
mid-14c., from be- + M.E. grucchen "to murmur" (see grudge).
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