Liberalities
Liberality Lib`er*al"i*ty (-[a^]l"[i^]*t[y^]), n.; pl. {Liberalities} (-t[i^]z). [L. liberalitas: cf. F. lib['e]ralit['e].] 1. The quality or state of being liberal; liberal disposition or practice; freedom from narrowness or prejudice; generosity; candor; charity. [1913 Webster]

That liberality is but cast away Which makes us borrow what we can not pay. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

2. A gift; a gratuity; -- sometimes in the plural; as, a prudent man is not impoverished by his liberalities. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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