Definitions for largesslɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs
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lar•gesslɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs(n.)
generous bestowal of gifts.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
Obs. generosity; liberality.
Origin of largess:
1175–1225; ME largesse < OF; see large , -ice
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
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