Adjective(1) willing to give and share unstintingly(2) not petty in character and mind(3) more than is usual or necessary
(1) Sprinkle, as you go, with generous pinches of flaky sea salt and vigorous twists of freshly ground black pepper.(2) You are asked to please be generous with your donations, which are always appreciated.(3) We had a wonderful time and his family and friends were kind and generous toward me.(4) One of Melbourne's miracles is the extraordinarily generous amount of space for players to relax in.(5) She has shown us around the countryside and been so helpful and generous .(6) "Few people realise how generous she was to the students, " he said.(7) Needless to say I've been very generous with the quantity of feedback.(8) Add in the parsley, salt and a generous amount of freshly ground black pepper and toss.(9) It was a generous and humane impulse that has brought huge benefits to this country.(10) He was very generous with his time and always had a willingness to help others.(11) You are generous with family and associates offering praise wherever deserved.(12) he has a generous pension(13) The ads are clearly labeled, obvious and generous in size.(14) Irish people and in particular Westport people have been so very generous in their support for us.(15) they were generous about my bad French(16) They are so generous with their time and talent and they are always more than willing to help out with causes such as this.
(1) be generous :: wees vrygewig
(2) generous person :: vrygewige persoon
1. liberal ::
2. magnanimous ::
3. lavish ::
1. cheap ::
2. close ::
3. mingy ::
4. parsimonious ::
5. penurious ::
6. selfish ::
7. stingy ::
8. tight ::
9. uncharitable ::
10. ungenerous ::
generous, generously, generousness
Word Example from TV Shows
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This is so GENEROUS of you.
(STAMMERING) I don't know what to say.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 17
and you've done GENEROUS things.
Westworld Season 3, Episode 8
As I said, we are a GENEROUS people.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 7
...it contains a GENEROUS helping
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 21
how magnanimous and GENEROUS is your lord,
Vikings Season 1, Episode 3
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