magnanimousness
noun see magnanimous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • magnanimousness — noun The quality of being magnanimous. I was astounded by her magnanimousness: she had clearly forgiven him for everything that had happened …   Wiktionary

  • magnanimousness — See magnanimously. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • magnanimousness — mæg nænɪmÉ™snɪs n. quality of being magnanimous, nobility of feeling, quality of being unselfishly forgiving …   English contemporary dictionary

  • magnanimousness — mag·nan·i·mous·ness …   English syllables

  • magnanimousness — noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct • Syn: ↑nobility, ↑nobleness, ↑grandeur • Derivationally related forms: ↑magnanimous, ↑noble (for: ↑nobility) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nobleness — noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct • Syn: ↑nobility, ↑magnanimousness, ↑grandeur • Derivationally related forms: ↑magnanimous (for: ↑magnanimousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnanimous — adjective Etymology: Latin magnanimus, from magnus great + animus spirit more at much, animate Date: 1567 1. showing or suggesting a lofty and courageous spirit < the irreproachable lives and magnanimous sufferings of their followers Joseph… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • magnanimous — magnanimously, adv. magnanimousness, n. /mag nan euh meuhs/, adj. 1. generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness: to be magnanimous toward one s enemies. 2. high minded; noble: a just and magnanimous …   Universalium

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