magnanimousness


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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:
Noun1.magnanimousness - the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conductmagnanimousness - the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
honorableness, honourableness - the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor
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

magnanimousness

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While Judge Gooding downplays the magnanimousness of his actions, DCF Secretary Bob Butterworth said, "Normally, a judge would say, 'Reset it' for another date.
That selflessness and magnanimousness is the only quality you can have.