Definitions for magnanimousness
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mag•nan•i•mous*mægˈnæn ə məs(adj.)
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from pettiness.
showing noble sensibility; high-minded.
* Syn: See noble.
Origin of magnanimous:
1575–85; < L magnanimus=magn(us) large, great +-animus, adj. der. of animus mind, soul (see -ous )
nobility, nobleness, magnanimousness, grandeur(noun)
the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
The quality of being magnanimous.
I was astounded by her magnanimousness: she had clearly forgiven him for everything that had happened.
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