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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being charitable.
  • n. A particular kind or instance of this quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being charitable; the exercise of charity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being charitable; the disposition to be charitable; the exercise of charity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. generosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)

Etymologies

charitable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Krauthammer's charitableness in allowing for the possibility that Obama is a "foreign policy novice" rather than merely a fool who disagrees with Krauthammer about the wisdom of the present Afghanistan conflict is very sweet.

    Barrett Brown: Krauthammer Makes New Prediction Regarding Failed Old Prediction

  • I love it when ridiculousness turns into charitableness.

    Sunday Sweets: Charity Roundup

  • This includes also injury to the soul, and charitableness.

    Archive 2009-04-26

  • I do agree that often the grander scale of "charity/Aid" or high profile charitableness can be problematic and wrongly implemented/motivated etc.

    The Uncharitable Side of Charity

  • The female Bullock, aunt of Georgy, although despoiled by that little monster of one-half of the sum which she expected from her father, nevertheless showed her charitableness of spirit by being reconciled to the mother and the boy.

    Vanity Fair

  • Trump preens over the astounding charitableness of this activity.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • None of which is helpful or likely to provoke thought, charitableness, or any other possible positive reaction.

    Philocrites: Moments in bad publicity for atheists.

  • The colleges don't call this a discount, and prefer to trumpet their charitableness.

    Rubbing It In

  • Some hadjys, to gain the reputation of peculiar charitableness, were going from man to man, and placing before each a few morsels of viands, followed by beggars, who, in their turn, received these morsels from those hadjys before whom they had been placed.

    Travels in Arabia

  • (Divorced women in their forties are not known for their charitableness toward well-built women in their twenties.)

    The Fourth Hand

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