What is another word for bounteousness?

393 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bˈa͡ʊnti͡əsnəs], [ bˈa‍ʊnti‍əsnəs], [ b_ˈaʊ_n_t_iə_s_n_ə_s]

Bounteousness is derived from the word bounteous which means generous or giving. The word bounteousness implies an abundance of generosity, goodwill, and giving. Synonyms for bounteousness include generosity, abundance, largesse, profusion, plenty, ample, and copiousness. Other synonyms for this word include munificence, magnanimity, charity, benevolence, and free-handedness. Bounteousness can also be replaced with words like liberality, beneficence, philanthropy, and openhandedness. All these synonyms indicate the quality of being generous in giving or providing. Regardless of what synonym one chooses, they all have a similar meaning that refers to the act of giving freely and generously without expecting anything in return.

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What are the hypernyms for Bounteousness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Bounteousness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for bounteousness?

Antonyms for the word bounteousness are stinginess, scarcity, and meanness. While bounteousness refers to abundance or generosity, stinginess represents the opposite trait, where someone is unwilling or reluctant to give or share. Scarcity, on the other hand, pertains to a lack of something; it refers to a state of limited or insufficient availability. Meanness refers to a person's tendency to be cruel or unkind towards others, which is the opposite of generosity or bounteousness. These antonyms show the different aspects that counteract the concept of bounteousness and aid in illustrating its meaning by comparison.

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Usage examples for Bounteousness

To counteract these evils, which were great enough to have ruined any European state in a couple of years, there was, however, the marvellous prodigality of nature-a bounteousness and richness in the yield of the soil and the depths of the earth hardly equalled in any other part of the world, and in consequence princely fortunes were accumulated in an incredibly short space of time.
"The Dominion in 1983"
Ralph Centennius
But if, as was much more frequently the case, he fairly run me down into a pause and confession of inability, he would rub his hands with a strange chuckle, and offer me, in the bounteousness of his heart, to read aloud a Greek Ode of his own, while he treated me "to a dish of tea."
"Pelham, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
Here, as I ponder on Thy mighty deeds, And marvel at Thy bounteousness to me, While wrapt in solemn awe, my bosom bleeds, Lest recklessly I may have wounded Thee,- Wounded that Being who is fain to call The heavy-laden and the wearied home; The dear Redeemer!
"Heart Utterances at Various Periods of a Chequered Life."
Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney

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