An old tract upon the Pope's munificence shows how the Eastern Fathers were restored to a place of honour.
This munificence was avowedly for the credit of the settlement.
He did not even stop to thank her for this unexpected sacrifice and munificence.
They were staggered by the munificence of the sum, but they did not dispute it.
munificence is a benefit to society, that we grant willingly.
Loud and full were the utterances of praise that this munificence evoked.
By the munificence of one of her citizens, New York has twice offered premiums for the best-kept school-grounds.
It seems to me all this munificence goes to serve some fell purpose of his own.
She was widowed a second time in 1649, and after that began the period of her munificence and usefulness.
For had he not shown his love to God by his munificence to His Church on earth?
early 15c., from Middle French munificence, from Latin munificentia "bountifulness, liberality, generosity," from stem of munificus "generous, bountiful, liberal," literally "present-making," from munus "gift or service, duty, office" (see municipal) + unstressed stem of facere "to do" (see factitious).