Definitions: (1) elevated in mental or emotional sentiment; lofty of mind; showing or suggesting a superior and courageous spirit; (2) exhibiting nobleness of soul; liberal and honorable; (3) rising above pettiness or meanness; generous in overlooking injury or insult

Derivation: Latin, “great mind, soul, or spirit”

Synonyms: exalted, high-minded, high-souled, unselfish

Familial Quality: forgiving

It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but the be ready to do kindness to others. — Aristotle (384-322 bc) Greek philosopher
• Magnanimous people have no vanity, they have no jealousy, and they feed on the true and the solid wherever they find it. And, what is more, they find it everywhere. — Van Wyck Brooks (1886–1963) American literary critic & historian

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