Bountifulness
Bountiful Boun"ti*ful, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Free in giving; liberal in bestowing gifts and favors. [1913 Webster]

God, the bountiful Author of our being. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. Plentiful; abundant; as, a bountiful supply of food. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Liberal; munificent; generous; bounteous. [1913 Webster] -- {Boun"ti*ful*ly}, adv. -- {Boun"ti*ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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