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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Magnanimity  \Mag`na*nim"i*ty\,  n.  [F.  magnanimit['e],  L. 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  extremely  liberal  generosity  of  spirit  [syn:  {munificence}, 
  {largess},  {largesse},  {openhandedness}] 

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