generous generous  /ˈdʒɛ nə rəs/


  1. (adj) willing to give and share unstintingly
  2. (adj) not petty in character and mind
  3. (adj) more than adequate


Derived Word(s)


  1. In the Romagna region around Bologna, no man was a more generous lender and spender than Giambattista Giuffr.
  2. The ad, which appeared last fall in the now defunct Providence Eagle, attracted the attention of a number of not necessarily generous gentlemen in the Providence police force.
  3. He was often like that: generous, open, supportive, always trying to win new converts to his way of working, his way of interpreting the past.


  1. Editorial: Despite Generous State Aid, Tall Ship Amistad Missing In Action

    Tall ship, despite generous state aid, hasn't filed taxes in 3 years Connecticut residents who wish to visit the state's tall ship Amistad will have a hard time figuring out its whereabouts. Those wishing to donate to Amistad America Inc., the nonprofit that owns the ship, will run into a similar dead end.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. SafeSoft Solutions Launches Generous Affiliate Commission Program

    WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeSoft Solutions, a leader in cloud-based sales and marketing productivity solutions for call centers and small to mid-size businesses, announced a new affiliate partner program today that pays a generous 10 percent...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Survey: New Yorkers are the most generous tippers in the nation

    To tip or not to tip? That is the question, but not so much in New York. According to a new survey, people from the Empire State are the most generous tippers. YNNs Crystal Cranmore spoke with diners and servers about their tipping philosophies.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse


  1. "Very generous. Obviously he recognises he had the support of a great team it's a nice gesture," said Armstrong, who is now looking forward to enjoying retirement from highly competitive racing after the Tour.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Times of India

  2. In the Monday statement, Obama mentioned his appreciation for Byrd reaching out to new senators, "He held the deepest respect of members of both parties, and he was generous with his time and advice, something I appreciated greatly as a young...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews (blog)

  3. "Heath has touched so many people on so many different levels during his short life, but few had the pleasure of truly knowing him," Mr Ledger said. "He was a down-to-earth, generous, kind-hearted, life-loving, unselfish individual who was...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Heath Ledger Source: BBC News

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