Definition of overgenerous in English:

overgenerous

Syllabification: o·ver·gen·er·ous
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈjenərəs
 
/

adjective

Excessively generous: she was not overgenerous with praise
More example sentences
  • Having being overgenerous in its first table of standard values, the ministry has now swung the other way and the new rates represent a pretty unattractive underpinning of the market.
  • It may also be worth making IE's page margins narrower, as they can sometimes be overgenerous.
  • Continental nations, beset by deep structural problems arising out of their overgenerous welfare states, look enviously at Britain's relatively high economic growth, low unemployment, and rising standard of living.

Derivatives

overgenerosity

noun
More example sentences
  • However, the combination of falling markets and overgenerosity with past returns has meant that some of these ratcheted returns are now unsustainable.

overgenerously

adverb

More definitions of overgenerous

Definition of overgenerous in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkroudˌsôrs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…