munificent
[ myoo-nif-uh-suhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; Latin from Latin munificent- (stem of munificentior, comparative of munificus ‘bountiful’), from munus ‘gift’
Synonyms
  • bountiful
  • charitable
  • lavish
  • liberal
  • openhanded
  • philanthropic
  • unsparing
Antonyms
  • careful
  • greedy
  • selfish
  • stingy
Definition
characterized by great generosity
Example
The munificent father told his daughter to plan the wedding of her dreams, regardless of the cost.
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