Pronunciation of Generous
/d͡ʒˈɛnəɹəs/, /dʒˈɛnəɹəs/, /dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_ɹ_ə_s/
Antonyms for generous:
Synonyms for generous:
fair, Great-hearted, economical, paternal, fatherly, sensitively, big-hearted, sensitive, sensibility, empathic, well-meant, nice to, Large-hearted, accommodating, complimentary, Tender-hearted, caring, meek, avuncular, mild-mannered, plenitudinous, helpful, reasonable, mercifully, solicitous, well-intentioned, well-meaning.
bountiful, benevolent, motherly, compassionate, beneficent, neighborly, unselfish, humane, noble, philanthropic, alms-giving, considerate, kind, altruistic, chivalrous, humanitarian, high-minded, munificent, charitable.
hospitable, greathearted, bountiful, Kind-hearted, gracious, good, unselfish, Soft-hearted, munificent, philanthropic, free, Open-handed, benevolent, good-hearted, selfless, altruistic, Warm-hearted, charitable, magnanimous.
giving, big-hearted (adjective)
charitable, big, lavish, bounteous, helpful, lofty, benevolent, philanthropic, prodigal, kindhearted, unsparing, reasonable, free, beneficent, high-minded, bountiful, unstinting, altruistic, munificent, good, thoughtful, considerate, noble, ungrudging, profuse, Open-handed, fair, unselfish, liberal, kind, kindly, magnanimous, hospitable, greathearted.
copious, ample, tremendous, sizable, round, gargantuan, comprehensive, impressive, grandiose, vast, magnificent, gigantic, soaring, lofty, immense, awesome, huge, large, humongous, mammoth, roomy, towering, extensive, capacious, voluminous, big, enormous, massive, majestic, cavernous, grand, elephantine, expansive, spacious, bulky, baggy, great, prodigious, princely, giant, colossal.
Sense 4 (noun)
Large-hearted, Great-hearted, big-hearted.
Sense 5 (noun)
bountiful, unsparing, bounteous, large, kind, giving, munificent, unstinting, big, bighearted, overgenerous, too-generous, openhanded, handsome, unstinted, benevolent, unselfish, prodigal, ungrudging, freehearted, magnanimous, ample, freehanded, lavish, liberal.
Usage examples for generous:
- I must ask you to be generous and believe me. - "The Black Bag", Louis Joseph Vance.
- He was not only good and generous and handsome, and clever- I never thought him a first- class talent- but he was beautifully well bred, and he was very well born, as those things go with us. - "An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga", William Dean Howells.
- Well, I'm sure you are real generous. - "A Flock of Girls and Boys", Nora Perry.