Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Elevated in soul; scorning what is base; unselfish.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "magnanimous":

  1. The boys felt that they could afford to be magnanimous, since things had taken such a glorious turn in their favor. - "At Whispering Pine Lodge", Lawrence J. Leslie.
  2. It was very magnanimous, since by this sacrifice he won a cool million. - "The Sign of Flame", E. Werner.
  3. Perhaps she had not even heard my magnanimous speech offering her the freedom that she already possessed. - "The Thing from the Lake", Eleanor M. Ingram.