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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

A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.
Debi Mazar

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

The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.
William Arthur Ward

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Maya Angelou
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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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