grudging

If you do something in a grudging manner (or grudgingly), you do it with reluctance. Doing homework, paying taxes, and saying sorry are all commonly done in a grudging manner.

"Grudging apology" and "grudging acceptance" are probably the two most common uses of this word, which perhaps says something about our lack of grace as a species. From the medieval French word groucher, meaning "to murmur or mumble." A related word is grudge, meaning a long-lasting sense of ill will dating to a previous incident.

Definitions of grudging
1

adj petty or reluctant in giving or spending

Synonyms:
niggardly, scrimy
stingy, ungenerous
unwilling to spend

adj of especially an attitude

“gave grudging consent”
grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory”
Synonyms:
unwilling
not disposed or inclined toward

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