December 01, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
generosity /ˌʤɛnəˈrɑːsəti/ noun
generosity
/ˌʤɛnəˈrɑːsəti/
noun
The community is grateful for the generosity of the volunteers.
The community is grateful for the generosity of the volunteers.
Learner's definition of GENEROSITY

[noncount]

: the quality of being kind, understanding, and not selfish : the quality of being generous

  • She is admired for the generosity of her spirit. = She is admired for her generosity of spirit. [=she is admired because she is a kind person who cares about other people]

especially : willingness to give money and other valuable things to others

  • her generosity toward/to the poor

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