Associations to the word «Generous»


GENEROUS, adjective. (obsolete) Of noble birth. [16th-19th c.]
GENEROUS, adjective. Noble in behaviour or actions; principled, not petty; kind, magnanimous. [from 16th c.]
GENEROUS, adjective. Willing to give and share unsparingly; showing a readiness to give more (especially money) than is expected or needed. [from 17th c.]
GENEROUS, adjective. Large, more than ample, copious. [from 17th c.]

Dictionary definition

GENEROUS, adjective. Willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation".
GENEROUS, adjective. Not petty in character and mind; "unusually generous in his judgment of people".
GENEROUS, adjective. More than adequate; "a generous portion".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca