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Definition of Generous

Generous

  1. Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.
  2. Exhibiting those qualities which are popularly reregarded as belonging to high birth; noble; honorable; magnanimous; spirited; courageous.
  3. Open-handed; free to give; not close or niggardly; munificent; as, a generous friend or father.
  4. Characterized by generosity; abundant; overflowing; as, a generous table.
  5. Full of spirit or strength; stimulating; exalting; as, generous wine.

Generous Quotations

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness. - William E. Gladstone
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
William E. Gladstone

Forcing people to be generous isn't humanitarian, effective, compassionate or moral. Only acts that are truly voluntary for all concerned can be truly compassionate.
Harry Browne

I am a generous man, by nature, and far more trusting than I should be. Indeed. The real world is risky territory for people with generosity of spirit. Beware.
Hunter S. Thompson

Don't waste time on what's not important. Don't get sucked into the drama. Get on with it: don't dwell on the past. Be a big person; be generous of spirit; be the person you'd admire.
Allegra Huston

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
Lao Tzu
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Generous Translations

generous in Danish is gavmild
generous in Dutch is royaal, genereus, gul, goedgeefs
generous in Italian is liberale, liberale
generous in Latin is liberalis
generous in Portuguese is generoso
generous in Spanish is dadivoso, generoso, rumbon
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