Examples from the Web for munificence
All the Castilians, however, did not share in the munificence of Don Sancho.The Cid Campeador|Antonio de Trueba
This munificence on the part of Richard, has even caused him to be regarded by some writers as the founder of the convent.Architectural Antiquities of Normandy|John Sell Cotman
The millionaire had insisted on being allowed to perform this act of munificence, the salvage for the recovered millions, he said.The Disentanglers|Andrew Lang
Sir Henry Tate used to take an evident pleasure in walking about the galleries that his munificence had provided.Highways and Byways in London|Mrs. E. T. Cook.
McGill University at Montreal has an annex for women founded through the munificence of one of the merchants of that city.
Word Origin and History for munificence
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).