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Meaning of MUNIFICENT

Pronunciation:  myoo'nifisunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

MUNIFICENT is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: generous, lavish, overgenerous, prodigal, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mu*nif"i*cent\, a. [L. munificus; munus service,
gift + -ficare (in comp.) to make. Cf. {Immunity}, {-fy}.]
Very liberal in giving or bestowing; lavish; as, a munificent
benefactor. -- {Mu*nif"i*cent*ly}, adv.

Syn: Bounteous; bountiful; liberal; generous.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, free, freehanded, freehearted, generous, giving, gracious, greathearted, handsome, hospitable, large, largehearted, lavish, liberal, magnanimous, open, openhanded, openhearted, princely, profuse, stintless, ungrudging, unselfish, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting
 

 

 

 

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