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magnanimity

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noun, mag·na·nim·i·ty \ˌmag-nə-ˈni-mə-tē\

Definition of magnanimity

plural magnanimities

  1. 1 :  the quality of being magnanimous :  loftiness of spirit enabling one to bear trouble calmly, to disdain meanness and pettiness, and to display a noble generosity

  2. 2 :  a magnanimous act



14th Century

First Known Use of magnanimity

14th century


MAGNANIMITY Defined for Kids

magnanimity

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noun mag·na·nim·i·ty \ˌmag-nə-ˈni-mə-tē\

Definition of magnanimity for Students

  1. :  the quality of being generous and noble




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