|part of speech:
||having or showing a generous, forgiving, or noble nature.
Donating the priceless statue to the museum was a magnanimous act on the part of the private collector.It was magnanimous of you to help her out after all the hurtful things she did.
- bighearted, charitable, generous, gracious, largehearted, liberal, munificent, noble, philanthropic
- bitter, churlish, petty, selfish
- similar words:
- altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, big, forgiving, obliging, openhanded, tolerant
||bounteous, bountiful, charitable, chivalrous, handsome, lenient, munificent, noble, unselfish
||magnanimously (adv.), magnanimousness (n.)