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bounteousness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bounteous  \Boun"te*ous\,  a.  [OE.  bountevous,  fr  bounte  bounty.] 
  Liberal  in  charity;  disposed  to  give  freely;  generously 
  liberal;  munificent;  beneficent;  free  in  bestowing  gifts;  as 
  bounteous  production. 
 
  But  O,  thou  bounteous  Giver  of  all  good.  --Cowper. 
  --  {Boun"te*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Boun"te*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bounteousness 
  n  :  generosity  evidenced  by  a  willingness  to  give  freely  [syn:  {bounty}] 




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