generosity


gen·er·os·i·ty

noun \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: generous
Previous Word in the Dictionary: generitype
All Words Near: generosity

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up generosity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More