generosity meaning

  • Generosity (also called largess or largesse) is the virtue of not being tied down by concerns about one's possessions. Generosity leads to charity and forgiveness.

    Definition of generosity in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgenerositiesSUF-osity
    1. NU The trait of being willing to donate money and/or time.
      1. NU Acting generously.
        1. Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.
      2. NU The trait of being abundant, more than adequate.
        1. (literally uncountable) Good breeding; nobility of stock.
          1. NC A generous act.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Although they did not want to risk wasting money, faster-climbing managers did value generosity and fair-mindedness.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. fr générosité
              2. en onerosity
              3. en genericity
              4. en venenosity
              5. en generality
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of generosity for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "generosity" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
              Difficultness: Level 2
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              Definiteness: Level 8
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