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Magnanimous
Magnanimous Mag*nan"i*mous, a.[L. magnanimus; magnus great + animus mind. See Magnate, and Animus.] 1. Great of mind; elevated in soul or in sentiment; raised above what is low, mean, or ungenerous; of lofty and courageous spirit; as, a magnanimous character; a magnanimous conqueror. Be magnanimous in the enterprise. --Shak. To give a kingdom hath been thought Greater and nobler done, and to law down Far more magnanimousan to assume. --Milton. 2. Dictated by or exhibiting nobleness of soul; honorable; noble; not selfish. Both strived for death; magnanimous debate. --Stirling. There is an indissoluble union between a magnanimous policy and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity. --Washington.

Meaning of Magnanimous from wikipedia

- magnanimity an epithet, used for various rulers Magnanimous Records, a United States record label A magnanimous act, a 1782 prose work by Friedrich Schiller...
- Magnanimous Records is an independent record label based in Takoma Park, Maryland. Founded in 2000, the artist-run label specializes in atmospheric and...
- template Infobox royalty is being considered for merging. › Alfonso the Magnanimous KG (also Alphonso; Catalan: Alfons; 1396 – 27 June 1458) was the King...
- template Infobox royalty is being considered for merging. › Albert the Magnanimous KG (10 August 1397 – 27 October 1439) was King of Hungary and Croatia...
- 30 June 1503 in Torgau – 3 March 1554 in Weimar), called Johann the Magnanimous, was Elector of Saxony (1532-1547) and head of the Schmalkaldic League...
- A magnanimous act. From recent history (Eine großmütige Handlung. Aus der neuesten Geschichte) is a prose work by Friedrich Schiller, published in his...
- the state and continued to live at Sandringham. He could afford to be magnanimous; his private secretary, Sir Francis Knollys, claimed that he was the...
- being considered for merging. › Otto V, called the Victorious or the Magnanimous (1439 – 9 January 1471, German: Otto der Siegreiche, der Großmütige)...
- Hesse (13 November 1504 – 31 March 1567), nicknamed der Großmütige ("the magnanimous"), was a champion of the Protestant Reformation and one of the most important...
- leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one cl****...
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