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magnanimity

[ mag-nuh-nim-i-tee ]
/ ˌmæg nəˈnɪm ɪ ti /
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noun, plural mag·na·nim·i·ties for 2.
the quality of being magnanimous.
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Origin of magnanimity

1300–50; Middle English magnanimite<Latin magnanimitās.See magnanimous, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for magnanimity

magnanimity
/ (ˌmæɡnəˈnɪmɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
generosity

Word Origin for magnanimity

C14: via Old French from Latin magnanimitās, from magnus great + animus soul
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