Liberality

Lib`er*al"i*ty

(-l"*t), n.;
pl. Liberalities (-tz).
[L. liberalitas: cf. F. libralit.] 1. The quality or state of being liberal; liberal disposition or practice; freedom from narrowness or prejudice; generosity; candor; charity.
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That liberality is but cast away
Which makes us borrow what we can not pay.
Denham.
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2. A gift; a gratuity; -- sometimes in the plural; as, a prudent man is not impoverished by his liberalities.
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