Definition of magnanimous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

magnanimous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//mæɡˈnænəməs//
 
(formal)
 
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kind, generous, and forgiving, especially toward an enemy or a rival a magnanimous gesture He was magnanimous in defeat and praised his opponent's skill.
magnanimity
 
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NAmE//ˌmæɡnəˈnɪmət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable] She accepted the criticism with magnanimity.
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