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gen·er·os·i·ty

 (jĕn′ə-rŏs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. gen·er·os·i·ties
1. Liberality in giving or willingness to give: a philanthropist's generosity.
2. Kindness or magnanimity: spoke of his rival with generosity.
3. Amplitude; abundance: the generosity of the salaries.
4. A generous act: "The cries of welcome recalled vanished generosities of the old city" (Lawrence Durrell).

[Middle English generosite, from Old French, from Latin generōsitās, from generōsus, generous; see generous.]

generosity

(ˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. willingness and liberality in giving away one's money, time, etc; magnanimity
2. freedom from pettiness in character and mind
3. a generous act
4. abundance; plenty

gen•er•os•i•ty

(ˌdʒɛn əˈrɒs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. readiness or liberality in giving; munificence.
2. freedom from meanness or pettiness; magnanimity.
3. a generous act.
4. largeness or fullness; amplitude.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.generosity - the trait of being willing to give your money or timegenerosity - the trait of being willing to give your money or time
charitableness - generosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)
bounteousness, bounty - generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely
bigheartedness - the quality of being kind and generous
liberality, liberalness - the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
unselfishness - the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others; "rural people show more devotion and unselfishness than do their urban cousins"
kindness - the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
stinginess - a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money
2.generosity - acting generouslygenerosity - acting generously      
share-out, sharing - a distribution in shares

generosity

noun
1. liberality, charity, bounty, munificence, beneficence, largesse or largess There are many stories of his generosity.
2. magnanimity, goodness, kindness, benevolence, selflessness, charity, unselfishness, high-mindedness, nobleness his moral decency and generosity of spirit
Quotations
"Generosity knows how to count, but refrains" [Mason Cooley City Aphorisms]

generosity

noun
Translations
velkorysostštědrost
generøsitetstorsindethedgavmildhed
anteliaisuus
darežljivost
bőkezűségbőségnagylelkűségnemesség
örlæti; göfuglyndi
寛大
마음이 후함
veľkorysosť
velikodušnost
generositet
ความมีใจกว้าง
sự hào phóng

generosity

[ˌdʒenəˈrɒsɪtɪ] Ngenerosidad f

generosity

[ˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪti] ngénérosité f
to take advantage of sb's generosity → profiter de la générosité de qn

generosity

n
Großzügigkeit f; (of terms)Günstigkeit f
(= nobleness)Großmut m

generosity

[ˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪtɪ] ngenerosità

generous

(ˈdʒenərəs) adjective
(negative ungenerous).
1. willing to give a lot of money, time etc for some purpose. a generous giver; It is very generous of you to pay for our holiday.
2. large; larger than necessary. a generous sum of money; a generous piece of cake.
3. kind, willing to forgive. Try to be generous and forgive; a person's generous nature/remarks.
ˈgenerously adverb
ˌgeneˈrosity (-ˈrosəti) noun

generosity

كَرَم velkorysost generøsitet Großzügigkeit γενναιοδωρία generosidad anteliaisuus générosité darežljivost generosità 寛大 마음이 후함 vrijgevigheid sjenerøsitet hojność generosidade щедрость generositet ความมีใจกว้าง cömertlik sự hào phóng 慷慨