generosity

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

Definition of generosity

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generosities

  1. 1a :  the quality or fact of being generous a person of great generosityb :  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 English Language Learners

generosity

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

Definition of generosity for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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