Definitions of generosity

  1. the trait of being willing to give your money or time Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. acting generously Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The quality of being noble; noble-mindedness. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Liberality in giving; munificence. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Nobleness or liberality of nature. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Nobleness; liberality. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. The quality of being generous; liberality; nobleness; magnanimity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. A disposition to give liberally, or to bestow favours; a quality of the heart opposed to meanness or parsimony. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for generosity

  1. But when was generosity appreciated in this world? – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  2. Our generosity shall not again wrong our policy. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton