Definitions for magnanimousmægˈnæn ə məs

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  1. greathearted, magnanimous(adj)

    noble and generous in spirit

    "a greathearted general"; "a magnanimous conqueror"

  2. 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"

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  1. magnanimous(Adjective)

    Noble and generous in spirit.

  2. Origin: From magnanimus, from magnus "great" + animus "soul, mind".

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Magnanimous(adj)

    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

  2. Magnanimous(adj)

    dictated by or exhibiting nobleness of soul; honorable; noble; not selfish

  3. Origin: [L. magnanimus; magnus great + animus mind. See Magnate, and Animus.]


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