Definition of munificent in English:

munificent

Line breaks: mu¦nifi|cent
Pronunciation: /mjʊˈnɪfɪs(ə)nt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

munificently

adverb
More example sentences
  • Later benefactors included Charles Fairfax Murray, minor Pre-Raphaelite, scholar and picture-dealer, who anonymously and munificently donated forty-six paintings, including the pair by Lely.
  • I had the choice to do something more pleasing if I had wished, and I was paid, if not munificently, at least adequately.
  • Paul Getty, junior, and Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza contributed munificently to the purchase.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin munificent- (stem of munificentior, comparative of munificus 'bountiful'), from munus 'gift'.

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