a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
munificence, largess, largesse, magnanimity, openhandedness(noun)
liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
Generosity in the giving of gifts or money.
The gifts or money given in such a way.
A benevolent demeanor.
Origin: largesse, largesce
alt. of Largesse
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Largesse, lärj′es, n. a present or donation: (arch.) liberality.—n. Largit′ion, giving of largess. [Fr.,—L. largitio—largīri, to give freely—largus.]
The numerical value of largess in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of largess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until a majority of voters discover that they can vote themselves largess out of the public treasury.
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