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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Generosity  \Gen`er*os"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  generositas:  cf  F. 
  g['e]n['e]rosit['e].] 
  1.  Noble  birth.  [Obs.]  --Harris  (Voyages). 
 
  2.  The  quality  of  being  noble;  noble-mindedness. 
 
  Generosity  is  in  nothing  more  seen  than  in  a  candid 
  estimation  of  other  men's  virtues  and  good 
  qualities.  --Barrow. 
 
  3.  Liberality  in  giving;  munificence. 
 
  Syn:  Magnanimity;  liberality. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  generosity 
  n  1:  the  trait  of  being  willing  to  give  your  money  or  time  [syn: 
  {generousness}]  [ant:  {stinginess}] 
  2:  acting  generously  [syn:  {unselfishness}] 




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