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beneficence, benevolence, big-heartedness, bountifulness, charitableness, generosity, high-mindedness, largesse or largess, munificence, nobility, open-handedness, selflessness, unselfishness  
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Magnanimity is kindness and generosity towards someone, especially after defeating them or being treated badly by them.  
FORMAL      n-uncount   (=generosity)  
The father of one victim spoke with remarkable magnanimity.     

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