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magnanimous

Saltos de línea: mag¦nani|mous
Pronunciación: /maɡˈnanɪməs
 
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Definición de magnanimous en inglés:

adjetivo

Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person: she should be magnanimous in victory
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • More importantly, the ode implies that Henri is generous and magnanimous.
  • She decided that, in light of the news she was going to share, she could be magnanimous and forgive Aria.
  • It should be realised that without their good will and magnanimous gesture, such a major project as this could not go ahead.
Sinónimos

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin magnanimus (from magnus 'great' + animus 'soul') + -ous.

Derivados

magnanimously

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adverbio
Example sentences
  • Interestingly, the youngsters have handled highbrow ostracism magnanimously, countering it with open arms and inclusiveness.
  • Petrova had no complaints about the final result, as she magnanimously admitted that she had been beaten by a better player on the day.
  • He gestures silently, magnanimously to his guests, making a great show of his joy at their attendance.

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