generosity generosity  /ˌdʒɛ nə ˈrɑ sə ti/


  1. (n) the trait of being willing to give your money or time
  2. (n) acting generously



  1. His generosity will make a huge difference in the lives of people around the world, and his example will be talked about for decades.
  2. But most important, she has purposean abiding commitment to the principles of goodness and generosity that transcend any one individual.
  3. But Dohrn and Ayers test the limits of that generosity.


  1. For teens working at Ann’s Choice, employment has its rewards

    The generosity of residents at Ann’s Choice, continuing care and retirement community in Warminster, is helping to send 17-year-old Isana Fils-Aime to her dream school, Rider University.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bucks County Courier Times

  2. 42,000 pounds of food and water headed to Moore

    BILLINGS - Thanks to the generosity of Montanans, 42,000 pounds of food, water and pet food is now en route to disaster-ridden Moore, Okla.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTVQ Billings

  3. The Core by Bessie Katsilometes: Planned ISU-Meridian lab to have cadavers, virtual tech

    Thanks to the generosity and vision of private donors and the leadership of Gov. Butch Otter, the Legislature and the Permanent Building Fund Advisory Council, our state has dramatically deepened its core competency in health care and health-related research through approval of the Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Idaho Statesman


  1. "In reality, he was a colossus," Clark said in a statement. "He was an heroic figure who not only 'knocked off' Everest but lived a life of determination, humility, and generosity."
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: MSNBC (press release)

  2. "Paul and I have been partners for 26 years and I have come to know his passion, humor and, above all, his generosity," Mr. Haas said. "His support of the team's drivers, crew and the racing industry is legendary. His pure joy at winning a...
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: Carl Haas Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "I've been waiting 50 years for this call," Crystal said. "I'm overwhelmed by the generosity of the Yankees and Commissioner Selig. I know this'll be tougher than the Broadway Softball League, but I'm looking forward to helping the younger...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Billy Crystal Source:

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