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liberally, munificently, generouslyadverb
in a generous manner
"he gave liberally to several charities"
In a generous manner, in a way that is giving or ample.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from generous.
When all the gods our ruin have foretold,
Yet generously he does his arms withold. John Dryden, Ind. Emp.
Generosity (also called largess) is the virtue of being liberal in giving, often as gifts. Generosity is regarded as a virtue by various world religions and philosophies, and is often celebrated in cultural and religious ceremonies. Scientific investigation into generosity has examined the effect of a number of scenarios and games on individuals' generosity, and potential links with neurochemicals such as oxytocin, and relationship with similar feelings, such as that of empathy.
The numerical value of generously in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of generously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of generously in a Sentence
When I told him that it was 100,000 and we couldn't do any more, he very generously said to me that they were going to help us with the additional 250,000 to what they are going to contribute, so for that I thank him.
The Namibian government – every single coin, that is the normal procedure when a ship is found on a beach. The only exception is when it is a ship of state – then the country under whose flag the ship was sailing gets it and all its contents. And in this case the ship belonged to the King of Portugal, making it a ship of state – with the ship and its entire contents belonging to Portugal. The Portuguese government, however, very generously waived that right, allowing Namibia to keep the lot.
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
Time, which gnaws and diminishes all things else, augments and increases benefits, because a noble action of liberality done to a man of reason doth grow continually by his generously thinking of it and remembering it.
So it is safe to assume that more people will be heading to Europe, and rightly so, because the countries that have so generously been hosting these refugees – Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt - are also reaching - in the case of some of them - a breaking point.
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- generosamentCatalan, Valencian
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