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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley