magnanimously


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mag·nan·i·mous

 (măg-năn′ə-məs)
adj.
Highly moral, especially in showing kindness or forgiveness, as in overlooking insults or not seeking revenge.

[From Latin magnanimus : magnus, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots + animus, soul, mind; see anə- in Indo-European roots.]

mag·nan′i·mous·ly adv.
mag·nan′i·mous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.magnanimously - in a magnanimous mannermagnanimously - in a magnanimous manner; "magnanimously, he forgave all those who had harmed him"
Translations
بِشَهامَه، بِنَخْوَه
velkodušně
storsindet
göfuglega, göfugmannlega
veľkodušne
cömertçe

magnanimously

[mægˈnænɪməslɪ] ADV (gen) → magnánimamente; [say] → con magnanimidad, magnánimamente

magnanimously

[mægˈnænɪməsli] advmagnanimement

magnanimously

advgroßmütig; (= generously)großzügig

magnanimously

[mægˈnænɪməslɪ] advcon magnanimità, magnanimamente

magnanimous

(mӕgˈnӕniməs) adjective
noble and generous. a magnanimous gesture.
magˈnanimously adverb
magnanimity (mӕgnəˈniməti) noun
References in classic literature ?
He found favor in the eyes of the mothers by petting the children, particularly the youngest; and like the lion bold, which whilom so magnanimously the lamb did hold, he would sit with a child on one knee, and rock a cradle with his foot for whole hours together.
The young man had tact enough to discover that he had an advantage, and fearful that some one might come in and interrupt the tete a tete, he magnanimously resolved to throw all on a single cast, and come to the point at once.
Although he was utterly unable to stand erect or to navigate his body across the deck, he still magnanimously proffered his services to pilot the ship to a good and secure anchorage.
They are better women than I," she replied, magnanimously sticking to her resolve.
Then he imagined how, after the attack, Bogdanich would come up to him as he lay wounded and would magnanimously extend the hand of reconciliation.
I think it would be well for you just to go and see her before Lydgate comes," said Sir James, magnanimously.
A slight haze still lingered in the air after the storm, for Fanny was very humble and tender that evening; Tom a trifle pensive, but distressingly polite, and Polly magnanimously friendly to every one; for generous natures like to forgive, and Polly enjoyed the petting after the insult, like a very human girl.
Then you may admire Leslie's all you like," said Anne magnanimously.
And me to go magnanimously to forgive her, and have pity on her
Magnanimously releasing the defeated, just in time to get his gloves into a drawer and feign to be looking out of window in a contemplative state of mind when a servant entered, the Reverend Septimus then gave place to the urn and other preparations for breakfast.
Never mind, I won't say anything more about it," continued Mr Verloc magnanimously.
There lies on his desk at this present moment, ready for transmission to you, a letter, in which he tells you that our poverty--our poverty; his and mine, Miss Haredale-- forbids him to pursue his claim upon your hand; in which he offers, voluntarily proposes, to free you from your pledge; and talks magnanimously (men do so, very commonly, in such cases) of being in time more worthy of your regard--and so forth.