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munificent

adjective mu·nif·i·cent \my-ˈni-fə-sənt\

: very generous

Full Definition of MUNIFICENT

1
:  very liberal in giving or bestowing :  lavish
2
:  characterized by great liberality or generosity
mu·nif·i·cence \-sən(t)s\ noun
mu·nif·i·cent·ly adverb

Examples of MUNIFICENT

  1. <a munificent host who has presided over many charitable events at his mansion>

Origin of MUNIFICENT

back-formation from munificence, from Latin munificentia, from munificus generous, from munus service, gift — more at mean
First Known Use: 1581

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