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Pronunciation:  `jenu'râsitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  acting generously
  2. [n]  the trait of being willing to give your money or time

GENEROSITY is a 10 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: generousness, unselfishness
 Antonyms: stinginess
 See Also: bigheartedness, bounteousness, bounty, charitableness, kindness, liberality, liberalness, share-out, sharing, unselfishness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gen`er*os"i*ty\, n. [L. generositas: cf. F.
1. Noble birth. [Obs.] --Harris (Voyages).

2. The quality of being noble; noble-mindedness.

         Generosity is in nothing more seen than in a candid
         estimation of other men's virtues and good
         qualities.                            --Barrow.

3. Liberality in giving; munificence.

Syn: Magnanimity; liberality.

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