Generous Synonyms and Antonyms

jĕn'ər-əs

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Synonyms for Generous

Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
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Having or showing heed for the well-being or happiness of others and a propensity for anticipating their needs or wishes.
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(Of a gift, donation, etc.) Very generous; lavish.
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Provided in abundance; plentiful
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Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity.
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Tending to give freely; generous:
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Having a specified mood or nature. Used in combination:
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Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
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Noble and generous in caring for others
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The definition of indulgent is someone who is lenient or who gives into whims and desires.
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The definition of magnanimous is big-hearted, noble and generous of spirit.
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Quick to give or forgive; generous or magnanimous
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Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale.
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(Of a punch etc) Done with an open hand rather than a fist
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Not bound, fastened, or attached:
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Within reasonable limits; avoiding excesses or extremes; temperate or restrained
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Condescendingly courteous; indulgent:
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The quality of being magnanimous; greatness of mind; elevation or dignity of soul.
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Having the noble qualities of an ideal knight; gallant, courteous, honorable, etc.
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The definition of excellent is someone or something as exceptional or of high quality.
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The definition of fertile is someone or something capable of reproducing and also is the production of many new ideas.
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The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
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(Obsolete) Means of defence; fortification.
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Philanthropy is defined as the act of doing charitable work, or an activity designed to improve human welfare.
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Willing to give of oneself and one's possessions
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Stout; obese
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Writing, producing, consisting of, or forming enough material to fill volumes
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The definition of philanthropic is someone giving or charitable or someone who likes to do good for others.
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Free of clouds or storms; clear and sunny:
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Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
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Giving freely and generously, without restraint
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Open-handed
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Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory:
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Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions:
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Distinguished; illustrious:
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Enough to fulfill the needs or purpose; adequate
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Relating to a charitable organization that operates without making a profit.
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The definition of charitable is being kind, forgiving and generous and helping those in need.
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Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
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(Especially when capitalized) Holy.
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Giving help; of service; useful
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Alternative form of warm-hearted.
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Belonging to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
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The definition of lavish is very generous or abundant.
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Of high hereditary rank or title; aristocratic
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Marked by or being in abundance; plentiful; copious
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Returning after abandoning a person, group, or ideal, especially for selfish reasons; being a prodigal son.
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Giving or pouring forth freely; generous, often to excess
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Lacking envy or reluctance
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Liberality in giving or willingness to give:
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A gift or gifts given in a generous, or sometimes showy or patronizing, way
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Benevolent, honorable behavior considered to be the responsibility of persons of high birth or rank.
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The characteristic of being openhanded.
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Bestowing or bestowed liberally:
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The definition of abundant is something that there is plenty of or that exists in great amounts.
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(UK, slang, dated) Good.
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Relating to a prince; regal; royal.
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Fair, under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; or referring to a remedy available in a court of equity.
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Not expensive; fairly priced.
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Having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly
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The definition of benevolence is a kind act or gift or the doing of kind things for others.
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Antonyms for Generous

Contrary to laws or conventions, especially in commerce; unethical:
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Unwilling to part with money or possessions; mean; miserly; stingy
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Very little, very few.
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Stinging or capable of stinging
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Concerned chiefly or excessively with oneself, and having little regard for others:
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Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
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Not generous; stingy
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; avaricious or penurious.
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Not generous; stingy; mean
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(Computing) Tending to match as much text as possible.
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The definition of meager is something that is thin, scanty or not enough.
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Stingy; closefisted
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Not determined by reason; capricious; arbitrary; irrational.
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(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a subordinate clause or phrase that identifies the noun, phrase, or clause it modifies and limits or restricts its meaning, as the clause who live in glass houses in People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
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Relating to or being uranium whose fissionable isotope uranium 235 has been mostly removed, consisting primarily of the remaining isotope uranium 238.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Words Related to Generous

Characterized by bounteous giving
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Loud and firm; resounding:
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Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly.
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Having or yielding plenty
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