Definition of Too-generous

1. Adjective. Very generous. "Called for unstinting aid to Britain"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Too-generous

tonsure
tonsured
tonsures
tonsuring
tontine
tontine insurance
tontiner
tontiners
tontines
tontons
tonus
tonuses
tony
too
too-careful
too-generous (current term)
too-greedy
too bad
too bad, so sad
too big for one's boots
too big for one's breeches
too big for one's britches
too big to fail
too clever by half
too hot to hold
too large
too little
too little, too late
too many cooks spoil the broth
too much

Literary usage of Too-generous

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1. The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI by William Robertson, T. Cadell, Arthur Matthew Connolly, En Dieu est tout (1781)
"... to Francis I. whom the Emperor was preparing to attack with all his forces, he was too generous to abandon allies, ..."

2. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1769)
"... were allowed to depart unhurt, the nobles being too generous to kill men who threw ... too generous ..."

3. The Truth about an Author by Arnold Bennett (1903)
"Critics usually display a tendency towards a too generous kindness, particularly Scottish reviewers ..."

4. The History of Scotland, During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James by William Robertson (1811)
"... he was too generous to abandon allies who had served him with fidelity, and he chose rather to purchase Henry's friendship with disadvantage to himself, ..."

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