Antonyms for munificent
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : myoo-nif-uh-suhnt|
|Phonetic Transcription : myuˈnɪf ə sənt|
Definition of munificentOrigin :
- 1580s, back-formation from munificence, or else from Latin munificent-, stem of munificus "bountiful, liberal, generous" (see munificence).
- adj giving, generous
- 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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