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GRUDGE', v.t. [L. rugio.]

1. To be discontented at another's enjoyments or advantages; to envy one the possession or happiness which we desire for ourselves.

'Tis not in thee

To grudge my pleasures, to cut off my train.

I have often heard the presbyterians say, they did not grudge us our employments.

It is followed by two objects, but probably by ellipsis; as, grudge us for grudge to us.

2. To give or take unwillingly.

Nor grudge my cold embraces in the grave.

They have grudged those contributions, which have set our country at the head of all the governments of Europe.



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GRUDGE', v.t. [L. rugio.]

1. To be discontented at another's enjoyments or advantages; to envy one the possession or happiness which we desire for ourselves.

'Tis not in thee

To grudge my pleasures, to cut off my train.

I have often heard the presbyterians say, they did not grudge us our employments.

It is followed by two objects, but probably by ellipsis; as, grudge us for grudge to us.

2. To give or take unwillingly.

Nor grudge my cold embraces in the grave.

They have grudged those contributions, which have set our country at the head of all the governments of Europe.

GRUDGE, n.

  1. Sullen malice or malevolence; ill will; secret enmity; hatred; as, an old grudge. B. Johnson.
  2. Unwillingness to benefit.
  3. Remorse of conscience. [Obs.]

GRUDGE, v.i.

  1. To murmur; to repine; to complain; as, to grudge or complain of injustice. Hooker.
  2. To be unwilling or reluctant. Grudge not to serve your country.
  3. To be envious. Grudge not one against another. James v.
  4. To wish in secret. [Not used nor proper.]
  5. To feel compunction; to grieve. [Not in use.]

GRUDGE, v.t. [W. grwg, a broken, rumbling noise; grwgaç, a murmur, and, as a verb, to murmur; grwgaçu, to grumble; from the root of rhwciaw, to grunt or grumble; rhwç, a grunt, what is rough; L. rugio; Scot. gruch, to grudge, to repine; Gr. γρυζω. We see the primary sense is to grumble, and this from the root of rough.]

  1. To be discontented at another's enjoyments or advantages; to envy one the possession or happiness which we desire for ourselves. 'Tis not in thee / To grudge my pleasures, to cut off my train. Shak. I have often heard the Presbyterians say, they did not grudge us our employments. Swift. It is followed by two objects, but probably by ellipsis; as, grudge us, for grudge to us.
  2. To give or take unwillingly. Nor grudge my cold embraces in the grave. Dryden. They have grudged those contributions, which have set our country at the head of all the governments of Europe. Addison.

Grudge
  1. To look upon with desire to possess or to appropriate; to envy (one) the possession of; to begrudge; to covet; to give with reluctance; to desire to get back again; -- followed by the direct object only, or by both the direct and indirect objects.

    Tis not in thee To grudge my pleasures, to cut off my train. Shak.

    I have often heard the Presbyterians say, they did not grudge us our employments. Swift.

    They have grudged us contribution. Shak.

  2. To be covetous or envious; to show discontent; to murmur; to complain; to repine; to be unwilling or reluctant.

    Grudge not one against another. James v. 9.

    He eats his meat without grudging. Shak.

  3. Sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel.

    Esau had conceived a mortal grudge and enmity against his brother Jacob. South.

    The feeling may not be envy; it may not be imbittered by a grudge. I. Taylor.

  4. To hold or harbor with malicious disposition or purpose; to cherish enviously.

    [Obs.]

    Perish they
    That grudge one thought against your majesty !
    Shak.

  5. To feel compunction or grief.

    [Obs.] Bp. Fisher.
  6. Slight symptom of disease.

    [Obs.]

    Our shaken monarchy, that now lies . . . struggling against the grudges of more dreaded calamities. Milton.

    Syn. -- Pique; aversion; dislike; ill will; hatred; spite. See Pique.

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Grudge

GRUDGE', verb transitive [Latin rugio.]

1. To be discontented at another's enjoyments or advantages; to envy one the possession or happiness which we desire for ourselves.

'Tis not in thee

To grudge my pleasures, to cut off my train.

I have often heard the presbyterians say, they did not grudge us our employments.

It is followed by two objects, but probably by ellipsis; as, grudge us for grudge to us.

2. To give or take unwillingly.

Nor grudge my cold embraces in the grave.

They have grudged those contributions, which have set our country at the head of all the governments of Europe.

GRUDGE, verb intransitive To murmur; to repine; to complain; as, to grudge or complain of injustice.

1. To be unwilling or reluctant. Not to serve your country.

2. To be envious.

GRUDGE not one against another. James 5:9.

3. To wish in secret. [Not used nor proper.]

4. To feel compunction; to grieve. [Not in use.]

GRUDGE, noun Sullen malice or malevolence; ill will; secret enmity; hatred; as an old grudge

1. Unwillingness to benefit.

2. Remorse of conscience.

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