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Magnanimous – Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival


(Pronounced mag-nan-i-muhs)

To remember the definition of the word magnanimous, use the following mnemonic:

A Magnum gun was pulled on us (magnanimous) but we are generous and forgiving so just handed him some flowers.

Generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival.


Examples of magnanimous in a sentence

Despite the slurs made against him by his opponent, the boxer was magnanimous enough to praise his competitor.

When looking at all the sports, it is easy to see that boxing is the least magnanimous to the loser.

Everyone considers Joe magnanimous because he is always seeking out ways to serve his community.

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