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Generosity vs. Gracious

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Generositynoun

(uncountable) The trait of being willing to donate money, time or resources.

Graciousadjective

kind and warmly courteous

Generositynoun

(countable) A generous act.

Graciousadjective

tactful

Generositynoun

(uncountable) The trait of being abundant, more than adequate.

Graciousadjective

compassionate

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Generositynoun

Good breeding; nobility of stock.

Graciousadjective

indulgent, charming and graceful

Generositynoun

Noble birth.

Graciousadjective

elegant and with good taste

Generositynoun

The quality of being noble; noble-mindedness.

‘Generosity is in nothing more seen than in a candid estimation of other men's virtues and good qualities.’;

Graciousadjective

benignant

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Generositynoun

Liberality in giving; munificence.

Graciousadjective

full of grace

Generositynoun

the trait of being willing to give your money or time

Graciousinterjection

expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.

Generositynoun

acting generously

Graciousadjective

Abounding in grace or mercy; manifesting love, or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor; condescending; as, his most gracious majesty.

‘A god ready to pardon, gracious and merciful.’; ‘So hallowed and so gracious in the time.’;

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Generosity

Generosity (also called largess) is the virtue of being liberal in giving, often as gifts. Generosity is regarded as a virtue by various world religions, and is often celebrated in cultural and religious ceremonies.

Graciousadjective

Abounding in beauty, loveliness, or amiability; graceful; excellent.

‘Since the birth of Cain, the first male child, . . . There was not such a gracious creature born.’;

Graciousadjective

Produced by divine grace; influenced or controlled by the divine influence; as, gracious affections.

Graciousadjective

characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit;

‘gracious even to unexpected visitors’; ‘gracious living’; ‘he bears insult with gracious good humor’;

Graciousadjective

doing or producing good

Graciousadjective

characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects;

‘our benignant king’;

Graciousadjective

exhibiting courtesy and politeness;

‘a nice gesture’;

Graciousadjective

disposed to bestow favors;

‘thanks to the gracious gods’;

Graciousadjective

courteous, kind, and pleasant, especially towards someone of lower social status

‘a gracious hostess’; ‘Greig was gracious in defeat’;

Graciousadjective

showing the elegance and comfort brought by wealth or high social status

‘gracious living’;

Graciousadjective

(in Christian belief) showing divine grace

‘I am saved by God's gracious intervention on my behalf’;

Graciousadjective

a polite epithet used of royalty or their acts

‘the accession of Her present gracious Majesty’;

Graciousinterjection

used to express polite surprise

‘good gracious, that was close!’;

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