largess

or lar·gesse

[ lahr-jes, lahr-jis ]
/ lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs /

noun

generous bestowal of gifts.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
Obsolete. generosity; liberality.

Nearby words

  1. largemouth bass,
  2. largen,
  3. largeness,
  4. larger,
  5. larger-than-life,
  6. largesse,
  7. largest,
  8. larghetto,
  9. largish,
  10. largo

Origin of largess

1175–1225; Middle English largesse < Old French; see large, -ice

Can be confusedlarge largess

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