V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: extremely generous
Synonyms: generous, charitable, magnanimous, benevolent, philanthropic
Antonyms: greedy, parsimonious, miserly
Tips: Munificent is a formal word, meaning "very generous." It has its origins in the Latin word munus, "gift or service." Munificent rhymes with magnificent, so think of a magnificent gift. Someone who gives you this gift is munificent. Its noun form is munificence, which means "great generosity or magnanimity."
Kind and munificent, they donate much of their time and money to charity. (generous, charitable)
Mother Theresa said she was inspired by the munificence of Jesus. (generosity, benevolence) noun
Such a munificent gift had never before been given to the University. (generous)
It is a munificent gift, but a far too generous one for me to accept. (generous, magnanimous)
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