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Adj.1.too-generous - very generoustoo-generous - very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain"
generous - willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
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Restaurants could be hurt, too, under a too-generous rule.
But like many pension plans, they have been weakened by losses from two stock market crashes since 2000, sometimes too-generous benefits, and aging workforces, which have left them with too few younger workers to support rising payments to more and more retirees.
So the ultimate effect of the too-generous damages formula under existing law is that managers are reluctant to speak as freely as they might, and investors are left with less information.
A genuine ethical dilemma can be sparked by small issues, such as whether to accept a too-generous gift from a parent or by big, ongoing offenses such as fraud.
He also displays on occasion a too-generous view of some rather sinister figures.
Officials are aware of the kind of backlash endured by Barclays, accused of offering too-generous terms in return for billions of pounds worth of investment from Qatar's sovereign wealth fund during the 2008 financial crisis, a deal which has since come under scrutiny from UK authorities.