Examples of liberality in a Sentence
They were shocked by the liberality of her views on sex.
He treated his friends with remarkable liberality.
First Known Use of liberality
Synonymsbigheartedness, bountifulness, bounty, generosity, generousness, largesse (also largess), munificence, openhandedness, openheartedness, philanthropy, unselfishness
Antonymscheapness, closeness, meanness, miserliness, parsimony, penuriousness, pinching, selfishness, stinginess, tightness, ungenerosity
Related Wordsbeneficence, charity, kindliness, selflessness; kindness; gift, gratuity, lagniappe; tribute; extravagance, improvidence, lavishness, prodigality, wastefulness; spendthrift; dissipating, squandering
Near Antonymsconserving, economizing, economy, frugality, husbandry, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift; conservation, saving; husbanding, managing; scraping; cutting back
LIBERALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of liberality for English Language Learners
: the quality of not being opposed to ideas or ways of behaving that are not traditional or widely accepted
: the quality of being generous
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