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Definition of the noun generousness

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noun - plural: generousnesses

  1. the trait of being willing to give your money or time
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of generousness: generosity
    • more generic word: kindness = the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
    • more specific words:
      • charitableness = generosity as manifested by practicing charity
      • bounteousness / bounty = generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely
      • bigheartedness = the quality of being kind and generous
      • liberalness / liberality = the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
      • unselfishness = the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others
    • attributes:

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Google previewEnglish and Burmese Dictionary (1906)

by Adoniram Judson

of honorable birth, cosñsëoscœon magnanimous, cœoësceoocoœsaßeîœîicooon disinterested, fiëoSoorfäsoQ acciao/Sceau liberal , qosscpgocosooâaoooseooon strong,` oa$§$coson Generousness, n. from above. Genesis, n ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1815)

by Samuel Johnson

GENEROUSNESS. s. [from generous.] The quality of being generous. (ollier.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language... (1803)

To which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation... by John Walker

GENERousness, jën'êr-ös-nés. s. The quality of being generous. Genesis, jën'é- sis. s. Generation, the first book of Moses, which treats of the Production of the world. A small Gener, jën'nit. s. (99). jén-èth-li'ā-kāl, a well-proportioned Spanish ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

GENEROUSNESS, jën'-&-rūs-nis, s. The quality of being generous. GENESIS, jën'-&-sis. f. Generation, the first book of Moses, which treats of the production ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

rosli generousness BR 'd 3en(a)rosnos AM 'd ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

GENEROUSNESS, jën'-é-rūs-nis. s. quality of being generous. - GENESIS, jën'-é -sis. f.

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Scrabble value of G2E1N1E1R1O1U1S1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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