Definitions for magnanimousmægˈnæn ə məs
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noble and generous in spirit
"a greathearted general"; "a magnanimous conqueror"
big, large, magnanimous(adj)
generous and understanding and tolerant
"a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"
Noble and generous in spirit.
Origin: From magnanimus, from magnus "great" + animus "soul, mind".
great of mind; elevated in soul or in sentiment; raised above what is low, mean, or ungenerous; of lofty and courageous spirit; as, a magnanimous character; a magnanimous conqueror
dictated by or exhibiting nobleness of soul; honorable; noble; not selfish
Origin: [L. magnanimus; magnus great + animus mind. See Magnate, and Animus.]
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