Generous

Definition of Generous

Gen´er`ous
a.1.
1.Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.
The generous and gravest citizens.
- Shak.
2.Exhibiting those qualities which are popularly reregarded as belonging to high birth; noble; honorable; magnanimous; spirited; courageous.
3.Open-handed; free to give; not close or niggardly; munificent; as, a generous friend or father.
4.Characterized by generosity; abundant; overflowing; as, a generous table.
5.Full of spirit or strength; stimulating; exalting; as, generous wine.

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