Antonyms for munificent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : myoo-nif-uh-suhnt
Phonetic Transcription : myuˈnɪf ə sənt

Definition of munificent

Origin :
  • 1580s, back-formation from munificence, or else from Latin munificent-, stem of munificus "bountiful, liberal, generous" (see munificence).
  • adj giving, generous
Example sentences :
  • I paid him over the munificent sum you intrusted to me for him.
  • Extract from : « Victor's Triumph » by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Joe disposed of that consideration by a munificent wave of the hand.
  • Extract from : « David Dunne » by Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • And then he might not choose to accept her munificent offer!
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, August 1877 » by Various
  • We do hear of munificent donations by benevolent millionaires now and then.
  • Extract from : « The Lock And Key Library » by Various
  • Poor Gustavo saw a munificent shower of tips vanishing into nothing.
  • Extract from : « Jerry » by Jean Webster
  • As was usual when he or any other servitor was in attendance on Waring, the reward had been munificent.
  • Extract from : « Waring's Peril » by Charles King
  • The settlements which he has spoken of, too, are most munificent.
  • Extract from : « Anna the Adventuress » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • One of us is bidden to the court of our most munificent patroness to educate her only son.
  • Extract from : « Peter the Priest » by Mr Jkai
  • I was so astonished at your munificent offer, Sir, that I could not well speak.
  • Extract from : « The Privateersman » by Frederick Marryat
  • I am grateful to you—deeply grateful for an offer so munificent—so undeserved.
  • Extract from : « Eugene Aram, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Synonyms for munificent

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