magnanimous


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magnanimous

adjective altruistic, benevolent, brotherly, charitable, chivalrous, compassionate, exalted, fraternal, generous, generous to a fault, giving, great hearted, great spirited, high-minded, idealistic, kind, magnificent, noble, noble-minded, overly generous, philanthropic, princely, stately, sympathetic, unselfish
Associated concepts: charitable organizations
See also: benevolent, charitable, generous, lenient, liberal, meritorious, philanthropic, placable
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When will Jose Mourinho just learn to be magnanimous and congratulate winning opposition?
Mas magnanimous 'yon, mas may delicadeza,' Tolentino said.
If leadership is understood as an opportunity to exercise responsibility towards a group, and coordinating its decision-making processes and activities, then Magnanimous Leadership is simply a style of carrying out the responsibility with a large and generous heart.
Regarding the funding, he said the project is funded by the Punjab government but philanthropists will have to come forward with their magnanimous donations to run this 800 beds facility.
But the strong emotional appeal of magnanimous morality creates temptations to apply it to large-number situations, such as markets, where it does more harm than good by hampering the cooperation between large numbers of strangers that cannot be achieved without reliance on mundane morality.
This magnanimous gesture is yet another demonstration of the warm friendship and close relations between Sri Lanka and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
There is tremendous value in magnanimous morality in situations where people are well informed about the interests and circumstances of others, and have genuine concern for them.
Don't stir the pot and cause a fuss, Ease along, be magnanimous, And as your eyes peruse this text, You may well ask, what comes next?
To lay the groundwork for the explanation it is useful to consider two types of morality: magnanimous and mundane.
Those noble, magnanimous gestures from Chelsea just keep on coming.
SIR - Cardiff-born Michael Moritz has done well to be able to donate a magnanimous pounds 75m to Oxford University to support the education of bright teenagers from deprived backgrounds.
Wildcats head-coach Richard Agar was magnanimous in defeat and said: "They're a fantastic side, and will put 50 points past better teams than us this year, so it does need to be put into context slightly.