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Pronunciation:  `magnu'nimitee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  extremely liberal generosity of spirit

MAGNANIMITY is a 11 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: largess, largesse, munificence, openhandedness
 See Also: liberality, liberalness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mag`na*nim"i*ty\, n. [F. magnanimit['e], L.
The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind;
elevation or dignity of soul; that quality or combination of
qualities, in character, which enables one to encounter
danger and trouble with tranquility and firmness, to disdain
injustice, meanness and revenge, and to act and sacrifice for
noble objects.

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