ETYM French généreux, from Latin generous of noble birth, noble, excellent, magnanimous, from genus birth, race: cf. Italian generoso. Related to Gender.
1. More than adequate.
2. Not petty in character and mind.
3. Willing to give and share unstintingly.
(Homonym: hi, hie).
1. (Literal meanings) Being at or having a relatively great elevation or height; sometimes used in combination.
2. Advanced into the most active period.
3. Greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount.
4. Slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug especially marijuana; SYN. mellow.
5. Used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency; SYN. high-pitched.
6. Very favorable.
1. Characterized by mercy, and compassion; SYN. merciful.
3. Expressing sympathy.
4. Having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
5. Helpful to other people
7. Showing consideration and anticipation of needs; SYN. thoughtful.
8. Tolerant and forgiving under provocation; SYN. tolerant.
1. Above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; SYN. big, sizeable, huge, spacious, broad.
2. Fairly large or important in effect; influential
3. Having broad power and range and scope
1. Having high moral qualities; SYN. solid, upstanding, worthy.
2. Having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character
3. Inert especially toward oxygen
4. Of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times
ETYM Old Fren. precious, precius, precios, French précieux, Latin pretiosus, from pretium price, worth, value. Related to Price.
Of high worth or cost.
Lifted up or set high