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Synonyms for generosity
ˌdʒɛn əˈrɒs ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. generosity, generousness(noun)

    the trait of being willing to give your money or time

    Synonyms:
    unselfishness, generousness

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

  2. generosity, unselfishness(noun)

    acting generously

    Synonyms:
    unselfishness, generousness

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

Wiktionary

  1. generosity(noun)

    Synonyms:
    liberality

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

  2. generosity(noun)

    the trait of being willing to donate money and/or time

    Synonyms:
    liberality, nobility

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

  3. generosity(noun)

    acting generously

    Synonyms:
    nobility, liberality

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

  4. generosity(noun)

    the trait of being more than adequate

    Synonyms:
    nobility, liberality

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

  5. generosity(noun)

    good breeding; nobility of stock

    Synonyms:
    nobility, liberality

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

  6. generosity(noun)

    a generous act

    Synonyms:
    nobility, liberality

    Antonyms:
    stinginess

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. generosity

    According to the etymology and original usage, beneficence is the doing well, benevolence the wishing or willing well to others; but benevolence has come to include beneficence, and to displace it. We should not now speak of benevolence which did not help, unless where there was no power to help; even then we should rather say good-will or sympathy. Charity, which originally meant the purest love for God and man (as in 1 Cor. xiii), is now almost universally applied to some form of almsgiving, and is much more limited in meaning than benevolence. Benignity suggests some occult power of blessing, such as was formerly ascribed to the stars; we may say a good man has an air of benignity. Kindness and tenderness are personal; benevolence and charity are general. Kindness extends to all sentient beings, whether men or animals, in prosperity or in distress. Tenderness especially goes out toward the young, feeble, and needy, or even to the dead. Humanity is so much kindness and tenderness toward man or beast as it would be inhuman not to have; we say of some act of care or kindness, "common humanity requires it." Generosity is self-forgetful kindness in disposition or action; it includes much besides giving; as, the generosity of forgiveness. Bounty applies to ample giving, which on a larger scale is expressed by munificence. Liberality indicates broad, genial kindly views, whether manifested in gifts or otherwise. We speak of the bounty of a generous host, the liberality or munificence of the founder of a college, or of the liberality of a theologian toward the holders of conflicting beliefs. Philanthropy applies to wide schemes for human welfare, often, but not always, involving large expenditures in charity or benevolence. Compare MERCY.

    Synonyms:
    almsgiving, beneficence, benevolence, benignity, bounty, charity, good-will, humanity, kind-heartedness, kindliness, kindness, liberality, munificence, philanthropy, sympathy, unselfishness

    Antonyms:
    barbarity, brutality, churlishness, greediness, harshness, ill-will, illiberality, inhumanity, malevolence, malignity, niggardliness, self-seeking, selfishness, stinginess, unkindness

    Preposition:
    Benevolence of, on the part of, or from the wealthy, to or toward the poor.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. generosity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    nobleness, disinterestedness, magnanimity, high-mindedness

  2. generosity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    liberality, bounty, bounteousness, bountifulness, charity, munificence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. generosity(n)

    Synonyms:
    magnanimity, nobleness, liberality, munificence, bounty, bountifulness, beneficence, lavishsess

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    largesse, generous, bounty, kindness, benevolence

How to pronounce generosity?

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How to use generosity in a sentence?

  1. Dannel Malloy:

    I assured them that not only was I welcoming them but I was proud that they were coming to the The United States and coming to Connecticut, i told them that people in The United States are generous and good people but sometimes things happen elsewhere that cause people to forget about their generosity.

  2. Morehouse College:

    I'm grateful to Oprah Winfrey for her generosity.

  3. Patch Adams:

    I think my government are fascists. I feel that if we don't change from a society that worships money and power over to one that worships compassion and generosity, there is no hope for human survival this century.

  4. Eddie Redmayne:

    The generosity of these women in sharing their souls and their stories was totally overwhelming.

  5. Confucius, The Confucian Analects:

    To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...[They are] gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.


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