Generosity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdʒenəˈrɑːsəti|  American pronunciation of the word generosity
Brit.  |dʒɛnəˈrɒsəti|  British pronunciation of the word generosity

noun

- the trait of being willing to give your money or time (syn: generousness)
- acting generously (syn: unselfishness)

Examples

...a sidewalk beggar who benefited from the generosity of kindhearted passersby...

I shall never forget the generosity shown by the people of Bastaisk.

The enormity of such an act of generosity is staggering.

We adore them for their generosity.

Greed prevailed over generosity.

She was an avatar of selflessness and generosity.

In a burst of impulsive generosity, I offered to pay.

Their generosity made a lasting impression on me.

I was completely overwhelmed by his generosity.

It would be presuming on his generosity to ask him for money.

The Sioux Indians placed a high value on generosity.

We've reached our goal of $50,000, thanks to the generosity of the public.

Anne's generosity is one of her most pleasing traits.

generosity is one of his best characteristics

he is remembered for his generosity and civilization

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