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Meaning of MAGNANIMITY

Pronunciation:  `magnu'nimitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Mag`na*nim"i*ty\, n. [F. magnanimit['e], L.
magnanimitas.]
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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