magnanimous

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From Latin magnanimus, from magnus (great) + animus (soul, mind).

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magnanimous (comparative more magnanimous, superlative most magnanimous)

  1. Noble and generous in spirit.
    He thinks himself ardent, impulsive, passionate, magnanimous — capable of boundless enthusiasm for an idea or a sentiment.
    magnanimous forgiveness

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