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magnanimity at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

(noun) ['mægnə'nımətı]

magnanimity at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1340, "loftiness of thought or purpose," from O.Fr. magnanimite "high-mindedness," from L. magnanimitatem (nom. magnanimitas) "greatness of soul, high-mindedness," from magnanimus "having a great soul," from magnus "great" (see magnate) + animus "mind, soul, spirit." Probably a loan-translation of Gk. megalopsychos "high-souled, generous" (Aristotle) or megathymus "great-hearted." ///

magnanimity at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

89 Moby Thesaurus words for "magnanimity":
ambition, ambitiousness, benevolence, bigheartedness, bigness,
bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, careerism, charitableness,
charity, chivalrousness, chivalry, climbing, condonation,
consequence, disregard, distinction, easiness, easy purse strings,
elevation, eminence, errantry, exaltation, fame, forbearance,
forgiveness, forgivingness, free hand, freedom, freehandedness,
freeheartedness, freeness, generosity, generousness, givingness,
glory, graciousness, great heart, greatheartedness, greatness,
greatness of heart, heroism, high-mindedness, hospitality,
idealism, indulgence, kindness, knight-errantry, knightliness,
largeheartedness, largeness, largess, lenience, leniency, lenity,
liberality, liberalness, loftiness, lofty ambition, long-suffering,
longanimity, magnanimousness, majesty, munificence, nobility,
noble-mindedness, nobleness, notability, open hand, open heart,
openhandedness, openheartedness, overlooking, patience,
permissiveness, power-hunger, princeliness, prominence, renown,
social climbing, status-seeking, sublimity, tolerance, toleration,
unrevengefulness, unselfishness, vaulting ambition, welcome

magnanimity at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disinterestedness): disinterestedness, generosity, liberality, altruism, benevolence, magnanimity, chivalry, heroism, self-sacrifice, stoicism, martyrdom.

Magnanimity at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Magnanimity \Mag`na*nim"i*ty\, n. [F. magnanimit['e], L.
magnanimitas.]
The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind;
elevation or dignity of soul; that quality or combination of
qualities, in character, which enables one to encounter
danger and trouble with tranquility and firmness, to disdain
injustice, meanness and revenge, and to act and sacrifice for
noble objects.

magnanimity at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

magnanimity
n : liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and
generous of spirit [syn: {munificence}, {largess}, {largesse},
{openhandedness}]

magnanimity at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul.
    1. That quality or combination of qualities, in character, which enables one to encounter danger and trouble with tranquility and firmness, to disdain injustice, meanness and revenge, and to act and sacrifice for noble objects.


    Inter: Webster 191 » 3

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|شهامة|sc=Arab
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|氣度|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|气度|tr=qìdù|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|grootmoedigheid|f
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|magnanimité|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Großmut|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Ido: Inter: t- » io|grandanmeso
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|móraigeantacht|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|寛大|tr=かんだいさ, kandai-sa|alt=寛大さ|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|великодушие|n|tr=velikodúšije|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|magnanimidad|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » magnanimity
    Translation: et » magnanimity
    Translation: fa » magnanimity
    Translation: ko » magnanimity
    Translation: io » magnanimity
    Translation: kn » magnanimity
    Translation: hu » magnanimity
    Translation: ml » magnanimity
    Translation: my » magnanimity
    Translation: pl » magnanimity
    Translation: ta » magnanimity
    Translation: te » magnanimity
    Translation: vi » magnanimity
    Translation: zh » magnanimity