noun, plural lib·er·al·i·ties.
Origin of liberality
Related Words for liberalityprofusion, heart, magnanimity, goodness, altruism, lavishness, beneficence, philanthropy, bounty, kindness, charity, readiness, benevolence, hospitality, munificence, largesse, nobleness
Examples from the Web for liberality
Historical Examples of liberality
If we don't profit by that liberality the fault is not His but our own.The Conquest of Fear
The cost of this act of liberality amounted nearly to L2000.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
The liberality of one who has much, in permitting one who has nothing to get all that he can.The Devil's Dictionary
Generosity and liberality, like honesty, prove the best policy after all.Self-Help
Rich, noble and great they are by the liberality of our speech, but truth is sad.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
noun plural -ties
mid-14c., "generosity," from Old French liberalité "generosity, liberality" (13c.), from Latin liberalitatem (nominative liberalitas) "way of thinking or acting befitting a free man," noun of quality from liberalis (see liberal (adj.)).