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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Generosity \Gen`er*os"i*ty\, n. [L. generositas: cf. F. g['e]n['e]rosit['e].] 1. Noble birth. [Obs.] --Harris (Voyages). [1913 Webster] 2. The quality of being noble; noble-mindedness. [1913 Webster] Generosity is in nothing more seen than in a candid estimation of other men's virtues and good qualities. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 3. Liberality in giving; munificence. Syn: Magnanimity; liberality. [1913 Webster]