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generosity

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

: 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

plural gen·er·os·i·ties

Full Definition of GENEROSITY

1
a :  the quality or fact of being generous
b :  a generous act
2
:  abundance <great generosity of spirit>

Examples of GENEROSITY

  1. her generosity toward the poor
  2. <a sidewalk beggar who benefited from the generosity of kindhearted passersby>

First Known Use of GENEROSITY

1566

Rhymes with GENEROSITY

GENEROSITIES Defined for Kids

generosity

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

Definition of GENEROSITY for Kids

1
:  willingness to give or to share <He shows generosity to those in need.>
2
:  an act of unselfish giving <Her generosity was appreciated.>

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