Synonyms for magnanimity
Antonyms for magnanimity
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAGNANIMITY
They have claims on the magnanimity and, I may add, on the justice of this nation which we must all feel.
The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.
His mind was fraught with independence, magnanimity, and every manly virtue.
But Olivia has such candour and magnanimity, that I must admire her!
With what generosity, with what magnanimity she speaks of Olivia in those letters!
A spark of magnanimity might awake in his soul—and then all would have been settled for the best.
Her magnanimity, he tells us, is unexampled, and her fatalism pathetic.
After you have served him he at once puts you in debt by his magnanimity.
Hardy spoke with the magnanimity of imperfect comprehension.
The interview told of the great man's magnanimity and generosity.
mid-14c., "loftiness of thought or purpose," from Old French magnanimité "high-mindedness, generosity of spirit," from Latin magnanimitatem (nominative magnanimitas) "greatness of soul, high-mindedness," from magnanimus "having a great soul," from magnus "great" (see magnate) + animus "mind, soul, spirit" (see animus). Probably a loan-translation of Greek megalopsykhos "high-souled, generous" (Aristotle) or megathymus "great-hearted."