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Meaning of MUNIFICENCE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extremely liberal generosity of spirit
 

MUNIFICENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mu*nif"i*cence\, n. [Cf. L. munire to fortify.]
    Means of defense; fortification. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \Mu*nif"i*cence\, n. [L. munificentia: cf. F.
    munificence.]
    The quality or state of being munificent; a giving or
    bestowing with extraordinary liberality; generous bounty;
    lavish generosity.
    
          The virtues of liberality and munificence. --Addison.
    
    Syn: Benevolence; beneficence; liberality; generosity;
         bounty; bounteousness. See {Benevolence}.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bigheartedness, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, easy purse strings, free hand, freedom, freehandedness, freeheartedness, freeness, generosity, generousness, givingness, graciousness, great heart, greatheartedness, hospitality, largeheartedness, largeness, largess, liberality, liberalness, magnanimity, open hand, open heart, openhandedness, openheartedness, unselfishness, welcome
 

 

 

 

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