No Matter How You Say It: Generosity

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Word Origin

Generosity comes from the Latin root Generosus which means “of good or noble birth”.  Can you see how being Generous is a noble thing to do?

Sign Language



Can you see how giving is connected to the heart?

Generosity Idioms

“generous to a fault”

“give ’til it hurts”

“give somebody a break”

“give a hand”

“all heart”

“heart of gold”

“give a blank check”

“give the shirt off your back”



In Other Languages

Spanish – generosidad

French – générosité

German – Großzügigkeit

Italian – generosità

Swedish – generositet

Basque – eskuzabaltasuna

Portugese – generosidade