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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.]
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|Noun||1.||magnanimousness - the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct|
high-mindedness, noble-mindedness, idealism - elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued
sublimity - nobility in thought or feeling or style
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