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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
altruistic, august, benevolent, big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, chivalrous, conciliatory, considerate, distinguished, elevated, eminent, exalted, famous, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, free, freehanded, freehearted, generous, giving, glorious, godlike, gracious, great, great of heart, greathearted, handsome, heroic, high, high-minded, hospitable, idealistic, indulgent, kind, knightly, large, largehearted, lauded, lavish, lenient, liberal, lofty, long-suffering, longanimous, magnificent, majestic, munificent, noble, noble-minded, open, openhanded, openhearted, patient, placable, princely, profuse, prominent, renowned, soaring, sparing, stintless, sublime, superb, tolerant, tolerating, towering, ungrudging, unresentful, unrevengeful, unselfish, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting
Dictionary Results for magnanimous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
magnanimous
    adj 1: noble and generous in spirit; "a greathearted general";
           "a magnanimous conqueror" [syn: greathearted,
           magnanimous]
    2: generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough
       to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so
       forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart";
       "magnanimous toward his enemies" [syn: big, large,
       magnanimous]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Magnanimous \Mag*nan"i*mous\, a.[L. magnanimus; magnus great +
   animus mind. See Magnate, and Animus.]
   1. Great of mind; elevated in soul or in sentiment; raised
      above what is low, mean, or ungenerous; of lofty and
      courageous spirit; as, a magnanimous character; a
      magnanimous conqueror.
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            Be magnanimous in the enterprise.     --Shak.
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            To give a kingdom hath been thought
            Greater and nobler done, and to lay down
            Far more magnanimous than to assume.  --Milton.
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   2. Dictated by or exhibiting nobleness of soul; honorable;
      noble; not selfish.
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            Both strived for death; magnanimous debate.
                                                  --Stirling.
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            There is an indissoluble union between a magnanimous
            policy and the solid rewards of public prosperity
            and felicity.                         --Washington.
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