bounteousness

  • 1 bounteousness — index charity, largess (generosity), philanthropy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 bounteousness — bounteous ► ADJECTIVE archaic ▪ bountiful. DERIVATIVES bounteously adverb bounteousness noun. ORIGIN from Old French bontif benevolent , from bonte «bounty, goodness» …

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  • 3 Bounteousness — Bounteous Boun te*ous, a. [OE. bountevous, fr. bounte bounty.] Liberal in charity; disposed to give freely; generously liberal; munificent; beneficent; free in bestowing gifts; as, bounteous production. [1913 Webster] But O, thou bounteous Giver… …

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  • 4 bounteousness — noun see bounteous …

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  • 5 bounteousness — See bounteously. * * * …

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  • 6 bounteousness — noun The characteristic of being bounteous …

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  • 7 bounteousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or state of being generous: big heartedness, bountifulness, freehandedness, generosity, generousness, great heartedness, large heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimity, magnanimousness,… …

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  • 8 bounteousness — n. benevolence; abundance, plentifulness …

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  • 9 bounteousness — boun·te·ous·ness …

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  • 10 bounteousness — noun generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely • Syn: ↑bounty • Derivationally related forms: ↑bounteous, ↑bounteous (for: ↑bounty) • Hypernyms: ↑generosity …

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  • 11 generosity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. benevolence, philanthropy, liberality, munificence, prodigality; altruism, magnanimity. See giving, unselfishness. Ant., miserliness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Unselfish giving] Syn. liberality, bounty,… …

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  • 12 bountifulness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The quality or state of being generous: big heartedness, bounteousness, freehandedness, generosity, generousness, great heartedness, large heartedness, lavishness, liberality, magnanimity, magnanimousness,… …

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  • 13 Munificence — Mu*nif i*cence, n. [L. munificentia: cf. F. munificence.] The quality or state of being munificent; a giving or bestowing with extraordinary liberality; generous bounty; lavish generosity. Syn: Benevolence; beneficence; liberality; generosity;… …

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  • 14 bounteous — adjective Etymology: Middle English bountevous, bounteuous, from Anglo French bontive kind, from bunté Date: 14th century 1. giving or disposed to give freely 2. liberally bestowed • bounteously adverb • bounteousness noun …

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  • 15 Ranadaprasad Saha — ( bn. রণদা প্রসাদ সাহা)(1896 1971) philanthropist known as RP Saha, hailed from Mirzapur under Tangail District. He was born on 15 November 1896 at his maternal uncle s house at Kachhur under Savar, Dhaka. His father name was Debendranath and… …

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  • 16 Devi — For other uses, see Devi (disambiguation). The conjoined image of three especially popular manifestations of the Hindu Divine Mother: Lakshmi (wealth/material fulfillment), Parvati (Power/love/spiritual fulfillment), and Saraswati (learning and… …

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  • 17 bounteous — bounteously, adv. bounteousness, n. /bown tee euhs/, adj. 1. giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal. 2. freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant. [1325 75; late ME (bounte BOUNTY + ous); r. ME bountevous < MF bontive (bonte BOUNTY + ive …

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  • 18 charity — char·i·ty n pl ties: a gift for humanitarian, philanthropic, or other purposes beneficial to the public (as maintaining a public building); also: an institution (as a hospital or school) or organization founded by such a gift compare private… …

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  • 19 bountihead — noun Bounteousness. How shall fraile pen, with feare disparaged, / Conceiue such soueraine glory, and great bountihed? …

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  • 20 largess — I (generosity) noun aid, almsgiving, altruism, assistance, benefaction, beneficence, benignancy, benignity, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, charitableness, charity, congiarium, free giving, freehandedness, freeness, generosity, generousness …

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