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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Through such contacts, boys and girls will be able to learn about bases in their own lives such as cooperation, endurance and magnanimousness. Maintaining constant meetings, their spiritual world will spread and deepen.
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.