Definitions

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  • adv. In a magnanimous manner; with greatness of mind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a magnanimous manner; with greatness of mind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a magnanimous manner; with magnanimity.

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

  • adv. in a magnanimous manner

Etymologies

magnanimous +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Let's just say she doesn't take it as calmly or "magnanimously" as she thought she would.

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  • But I believe, "magnanimously," that if Blair had more time for practicing he could beat

    The Half-Back

  • It must be patent to every one that at that time, at all events, England and its Government had no intention of taking away the independence of the Transvaal, for she had just "magnanimously" granted the same; no intention of making war on the republics, for she had just made peace; no intention to seize the Rand gold fields, for they were not yet discovered.

    The Great Boer War

  • It must be patent to everyone that at that time, at all events, England and its Government had no intention of taking away the independence of the Transvaal, for she had just "magnanimously" granted the same; no intention of making war on the republics, for she had just made peace; no intention to seize the Rand gold fields, for they were not yet discovered.

    The War in South Africa Its Cause and Conduct

  • Jadeja 'magnanimously' gave away 27 runs in 12 balls.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Instead, on Nov 25, Israeli PM Netanyahu announced that Israel was "magnanimously" and

    Israel Palestine Blogs

  • You "-- magnanimously --" may have it for your very own! "

    A Little Bush Maid

  • You "– magnanimously –" may have it for your very own! "

    A Little Bush Maid

  • And what will be the price for this gift they so magnanimously see fit to bestow upon us?

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • It is not simply that McEwan has written a funny book, as reviewers magnanimously suggest.

    Anis Shivani: Why American Reviewers Disliked Ian McEwan's "Solar": And What That Says About the Cultural Establishment

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