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1. generous

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəs'] willing to give and share unstintingly.

Synonyms

  • bountiful
  • bighearted
  • unsparing
  • giving
  • big
  • liberal
  • bounteous
  • unstinted
  • charitable
  • unselfish
  • too-generous
  • generosity
  • overgenerous
  • freehearted
  • generousness
  • openhanded
  • benevolent
  • handsome
  • freehanded
  • unstinting
  • munificent

Antonyms

  • selfish
  • stinginess
  • uncharitable
  • unfruitful

Etymology

  • genereux (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Generous

  • adulterous
  • adventurous
  • adventurous
  • amorous
  • barbarous
  • boisterous
  • cancerous
  • cantankerous
  • carboniferous
  • carnivorous
  • coniferous
  • dangerous
  • decorous
  • fossiliferous
  • glamorous
  • herbivorous
  • herbivorous
  • heterosporous
  • homosporous
  • humerous

How do you pronounce generous?

Pronounce generous as ˈʤɛnərəs.

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Sentences with generous


1. Adjective
Part your hair down the middle and slick the left side down with a generous amount of hair gel.

Quotes about generous


1. I'm involved in quite a few ministries as a bridge builder, trying to match generous givers and donors to other ministries. Based on my past, I'm also involved in mainly the prison ministry. I go to jails and prisons and share my story, trying to give them some hope.
- Lex Luger

2. Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It's like medicine - very healing.
- Max Irons

3. The books - the generous friends who met me without suspicion - the merciful masters who never used me ill!
- Wilkie Collins, Armadale

2. too-generous

adjective. very generous.

Synonyms

  • lavish
  • overgenerous
  • unstinted
  • unstinting
  • generous
  • munificent

Antonyms

  • clement
  • poor
  • selfish
  • stinginess

3. generous

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəs'] more than adequate.

Antonyms

  • poor

Etymology

  • genereux (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. generous

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəs'] not petty in character and mind.

Synonyms

  • big
  • large
  • magnanimous

Antonyms

  • clement
  • small
  • little
  • humble

Etymology

  • genereux (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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