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generosity

gen·er·os·i·ty

generosity

 
pronunciation:
je n ra sih ti
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: generosities
definition 1: willing readiness to give.
Thanks to the generosity of the community, the money for the project was quickly raised.
 
antonyms:
avarice, cupidity, greed
similar words:
bounty, largess
definition 2: an act of ready giving.
The philanthropist's generosity on this occasion brought about the completion of the library.
definition 3: largeness of character.
The candidate's generosity was apparent in his gracious concession speech.
Word Parts
The word generosity contains the following part:
-osity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or condition of
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Most adjectives ending in "-ous," or "-ose1" can combine with "-ity" to form nouns ending in -osity .