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liberality

[ lib-uh-ral-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF liberality

Synonyms for liberality

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Antonyms for liberality

  • malevolence
  • meanness
  • selfishness
  • unkindness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIBERALITY

If we don't profit by that liberality the fault is not His but our own.

The cost of this act of liberality amounted nearly to L2000.

The liberality of one who has much, in permitting one who has nothing to get all that he can.

Generosity and liberality, like honesty, prove the best policy after all.

Rich, noble and great they are by the liberality of our speech, but truth is sad.

If the peasant was poor, there was no limit to his liberality in the little he had.

There were few of the poor where I lived, who did not partake of my liberality.

Poetry, not less than painting and architecture, witnessed his liberality.

Hence the liberality in gift distribution was an attempt to appease them.

Barry was not the only artist who profited by Edmund Burke's liberality.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "generosity," from Old French liberalité "generosity, liberality" (13c.), from Latin liberalitatem (nominative liberalitas) "way of thinking or acting befitting a free man," noun of quality from liberalis (see liberal (adj.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LIBERALITY

big-heartedness

noungenerosity
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