adverb. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəsli'] in a generous manner.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- generous (English)
- genereux (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
Words that Rhyme with Generously
Example sentences of the word generously
Apply the stain generously to the cabinet surface, working from the top to the bottom of the furniture.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Give generously of your time; it is a wonderful gift.
Quotes containing the word generously
1. It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
2. Your success and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them. But to be happy it is essential not to be too concerned with others. Consequently, there is no escape. Happy and judged, or absolved and wretched.
- Albert Camus, The Fall
3. You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
- Albert Camus