- (Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Kindly, charitable interest in others: altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, charity, goodwill, grace, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, philanthropy. See ATTITUDE, KIND. 2. Forbearing or lenient treatment: charity, forbearance, indulgence, lenience, leniency, lenity, tolerance, toleration. See ACCEPT.
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Charitableness — Char i*ta*ble*ness, n. The quality of being charitable; the exercise of charity. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
charitableness — index benevolence (disposition to do good), humanity (humaneness), largess (generosity), philanthropy, understanding (t … Law dictionary
charitableness — noun see charitable … New Collegiate Dictionary
charitableness — See charitable. * * * … Universalium
charitableness — charÂ·iÂ·taÂ·bleÂ·ness || tÊƒÃ¦rÉªtÉ™blnÉªs n. generousness, benevolence, kindness … English contemporary dictionary
charitableness — char·i·ta·ble·ness … English syllables
charitableness — See: charitable … English dictionary
charitableness — noun generosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate) • Derivationally related forms: ↑charitable • Hypernyms: ↑generosity, ↑generousness … Useful english dictionary
charitable — charitableness, n. charitably, adv. /char i teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. generous in donations or gifts to relieve the needs of indigent, ill, or helpless persons, or of animals: a charitable man giving much money to feed the poor. 2. kindly or lenient… … Universalium
charity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Kindness] Syn. benevolence, magnanimity, compassion; see kindness 1 , mercy 1 , tolerance 1 . 2. [An organization to aid the needy] Syn. charitable institution, philanthropy, foundation, fund, welfare organization,… … English dictionary for students