liberality

noun lib·er·al·i·ty \ ˌli-bə-ˈra-lə-tē \
|Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of liberality

plural liberalities
: the quality or state of being liberal; also : an instance of this

Examples of liberality in a Sentence

  1. They were shocked by the liberality of her views on sex.

  2. He treated his friends with remarkable liberality.

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First Known Use of liberality

14th century

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LIBERALITY Defined for English Language Learners

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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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