eleemosynary eleemosynary

Definition(s):

  • (adj) generous in assistance to the poor

Usage(s):

  1. There are less eleemosynary reasons to chance a private loan.
  2. James's eleemosynary obscurity was shared by the foundation he chartered to run for 25 years after his death.
  3. Pensions for Railroaders Three years ago when the Social Security Act was still just an eleemosynary gleam in Franklin Roosevelt's eye, Congress, which got its early.

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