Generosity ~ Definition and Meaning

Generosity

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Generosity (also called largess or largesse) is the virtue of not being tied down by concerns about one’s possessions.

Liberality in giving or willingness to give.
Freedom from pettiness in character and mind.
Generosity leads to charity, forgiveness, abundance and kindness.

Synonyms: generousness, liberality, charity, bounty, munificence, beneficence, largesse or largess, magnanimity, goodness, benevolence, selflessness, unselfishness, high-mindedness, nobleness, big-heartedness, bounteousness, bountifulness, freehandedness, great-heartedness, large-heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimousness, openhandedness, unsparingness, amplitude; abundance.

Related Words: charitableness, bounteousness, bounty, bigheartedness, liberality, liberalness, unselfishness, kindness.

Even after all this time the Sun never says to the Earth: “You owe me.”
Look what happens with a love like that, it lights the whole sky. – Hafiz

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