Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being generous, in any sense of that word.

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  • noun The quality of being generous; generosity

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  • noun the trait of being willing to give your money or time

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Examples

  • This generousness on his part is hurtful to his fellow laborers, for it compels them to an equal generousness which is not to their liking, and which gives them less of food and shelter.

    THE SCAB

  • This generousness on his part is hurtful to his fellow laborers, for it compels them to an equal generousness which is not to their liking, and which gives them less of food and shelter.

    THE SCAB

  • The generousness on his part is hurtful to his fellow-laborers, for it compels them to an equal generousness which is not to their liking, and which gives them less of food and shelter.

    The Scab

  • This generousness on his part is hurtful to his fellow laborers, for it compels them to an equal generousness which is not to their liking, and which gives them less of food and shelter.

    The Scab

  • This generousness on his part is hurtful to his fellow laborers, for it compels them to an equal generousness which is not to their liking, and which gives them less of food and shelter.

    The Scab

  • This generousness on his part is hurtful to his fellow-laborers, for it compels them to an equal generousness which is not to their liking, and which gives them less of food and shelter.

    War of the Classes

  • Just as his act makes his rivals compulsorily generous, so do they, by fortune of birth and training, make compulsory his act of generousness.

    THE SCAB

  • “Thanks to your generousness of giving us our own cell phones.”

    Times Squared

  • “Thanks to your generousness of giving us our own cell phones.”

    Times Squared

  • You are so big and generous that you challenge me to equal generousness.

    Chapter 42

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