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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

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

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

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

A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful.
Charles W. Pickering
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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