Definition of generosity
- a person of great generosity
- great generosity of spirit
her generosity toward the poor
a sidewalk beggar who benefited from the generosity of kindhearted passersby
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: 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
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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