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noun as in generosity

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With soldierly magnanimity, Khan returned most of the lavish gifts given him by the king.

Yet, sadly, neither talent nor ambition cultivates prudence, wisdom, love, or magnanimity.

In this imagined West Bank, anything the Palestinians “get” will be a reflection of Israeli magnanimity, not Palestinian rights.

The virtue of generosity that may best capture the biased version is probably magnanimity.

LEO Magnanimity is your watchword, combining the notions of generosity and nobility.

She could not but feel the triumph to which circumstances had borne her, though magnanimity restrained its manifestation.

And Honcy-Bee, overcome by his magnanimity and his goodness, felt for him the love of a daughter for a father.

He regretted and deplored the magnanimity of his Emperor in giving to his people, so soon, a modern constitution.

I feel that I can, with confidence, rely upon the magnanimity and forbearance of my patrons, under this state of things.

With a grand magnanimity she saddled that cry of mine upon our child, conceiving it to be the name of some lost darling of mine.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magnanimity, such as: chivalry, and philanthropy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.