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Definition of generous:

  1. Characterized by generosity; abundant; overflowing; as, a generous table.
  2. Exhibiting those qualities which are popularly reregarded as belonging to high birth; noble; honorable; magnanimous; spirited; courageous.
  3. Full of spirit or strength; stimulating; exalting; as, generous wine.
  4. Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.
  5. Open- handed; free to give; not close or niggardly; munificent; as, a generous friend or father.


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