Definition of 'generosity'
Example sentences containing 'generosity'
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It was an electrifying event of generosity. Christianity Today (2000)Her sincerity is obvious and her generosity is magnificent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Everyone seems to think he took advantage of my generosity by sponging off me. The Sun (2012)As a critic he was perhaps wrecked by his wholly unpolitic generosity. Ford Madox Ford (1990)
Trends of 'generosity'
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Translations for 'generosity'
British English: generosity /ˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪtɪ/ NOUN
If you refer to someone's generosity, you mean that they are generous, especially in doing or giving more than is usual or expected.
She is well known for her generosity.
- American English: generosity
- Arabic: كَرَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: generosidade
- Chinese: 慷慨
- Croatian: darežljivost
- Czech: velkorysost
- Danish: generøsitet
- Dutch: vrijgevigheid
- European Spanish: generosidad
- Finnish: anteliaisuus
- French: générosité
- German: Großzügigkeit
- Greek: γενναιοδωρία
- Italian: generosità
- Japanese: 寛大
- Korean: 마음이 후함
- Norwegian: sjenerøsitet
- Polish: hojność
- European Portuguese: generosidade
- Romanian: generozitate
- Russian: щедрость
- Spanish: generosidad
- Swedish: generositet
- Thai: ความมีใจกว้าง
- Turkish: cömertlik
- Ukrainian: щедрість
- Vietnamese: sự hào phóng
Definition of generosity from the Collins English Dictionary
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