generousness
noun see generous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • generousness — index clemency, indulgence, largess (generosity), lenience Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Generousness — Generous Gen er*ous, a. [F. g[ e]n[ e]reux, fr. L. generous of noble birth, noble, excellent, magnanimous, fr. genus birth, race: cf. It. generoso. See 2d {Gender}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of honorable birth or origin; highborn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • generousness — See generously. * * * …   Universalium

  • generousness — noun The quality of being generous; generosity …   Wiktionary

  • generousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being generous: big heartedness, bounteousness, bountifulness, freehandedness, generosity, great heartedness, large heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimity, magnanimousness, munificence …   English dictionary for students

  • generousness — n. quality of being generous, unselfishness, magnanimity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • generousness — gen·er·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • generousness — noun the trait of being willing to give your money or time • Syn: ↑generosity • Ant: ↑stinginess (for: ↑generosity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑generous, ↑genero …   Useful english dictionary

  • generosity — noun 1. the trait of being willing to give your money or time (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑generousness • Ant: ↑stinginess • Derivationally related forms: ↑generous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • generous — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French genereus, from Latin generosus, from gener , genus Date: 1583 1. archaic highborn 2. a. characterized by a noble or forbearing spirit ; magnanimous, kindly b. liberal in giving …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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