liberality

liberality

[lib-uh-ral-i-tee]
noun, plural liberalities.
1.
the quality or condition of being liberal in giving; generosity; bounty.
2.
a liberal gift.
3.
breadth of mind.
4.
broadness or fullness, as of proportions or physical attributes.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English liberalite < Latin līberālitās. See liberal, -ity

overliberality, noun
preliberality, noun
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liberality (ˌlɪbəˈrælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  generosity; bounty
2.  the quality or condition of being liberal

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liberality
c.1300, from O.Fr. liberalité (13c.), from L. liberalitatem, noun of quality from liberalis (see liberal).
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