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King James Dictionary

Liberality

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LIBERAL'ITY, n. L. liberalitas. See Liberal.

1. Munificence bounty.

That liberality is but cast away, which makes us borrow what we cannot pay.

2. A particular act of generosity a donation a gratuity. In this sense, it has the plural number. A prudent man is not impoverished by his liberalities.
3. Largeness of mind catholicism that comprehensiveness of mind which includes other interests beside its own, and duly estimates in its decisions the value or importance of each. It is evidence of a noble mind to judge of men and things with liberality.

Many treat the gospel with indifference under the name of liberality.

4. Candor impartiality.

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