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generosity

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noun gen·er·os·i·ty \ˌje-nə-ˈrä-sə-tē, -ˈräs-tē\

Simple Definition of generosity

  • : the quality of being kind, understanding, and not selfish : the quality of being generous; especially : willingness to give money and other valuable things to others

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of generosity

plural

generosities

  1. 1 a :  the quality or fact of being generous b :  a generous act

  2. 2 :  abundance <great generosity of spirit>

Examples of generosity in a sentence

  1. her generosity toward the poor

  2. <a sidewalk beggar who benefited from the generosity of kindhearted passersby>



1566

First Known Use of generosity

1566


GENEROSITY Defined for Kids

generosity

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noun gen·er·os·i·ty \ˌje-nə-ˈrä-sə-tē\

Definition of generosity for Students

  1. 1 :  willingness to give or to share <He shows generosity to those in need.>

  2. 2 :  an act of unselfish giving <Her generosity was appreciated.>





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