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Bible Dictionaries

Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Liberality

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Bounty; a generous disposition of mind, exerting itself in giving largely. It is thus distinguished from generosity and bounty:

Liberality implies acts of mere giving or spending; generosity, acts of greatness; bounty, acts of kindness. Liberality is a natural disposition; generosity proceeds from elevation of sentiment; bounty, from religious motives. Liberality denotes freedom of spirit; generosity, greatness of soul, bounty, openness of heart.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Liberality'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/l/liberality.html. 1802.

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