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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A disposition to give liberally or to bestow favors heartily.

Usage examples (36)
  • Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
  • The OED says that generosity comes from the Latin word genus which means kind, as in ilk not nicety.
  • She seemed much moved by what she called my generosity: she consented; we were married.
  • And I have plenty of company; Bob lets several of his close friends hunt there, and his generosity is appreciated by us all. for more
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