Friday, September 20, 2002
Definitions for munificent
- Very liberal in giving or bestowing; very generous; lavish.
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Citations for munificent
Another munificent friend has given me the most splendid reclining chair conceivable.
The fleeting movement of air inside the black tunnel before and after the passage of a train made it a source of refreshment more munificent than a roaring window air conditioner.
Origin of munificent
Munificent is from Latin munificus, "generous, bountiful," from munus, "gift." The quality of being munificent is munificence.