Definition of Charitableness

1. Noun. Generosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate).

Generic synonyms: Generosity, Generousness
Derivative terms: Charitable, Charitable, Charitable

Definition of Charitableness

1. n. The quality of being charitable; the exercise of charity.

Definition of Charitableness

1. Noun. The state of being charitable ¹

2. Noun. An act of altruism or beneficence ¹

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Definition of Charitableness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charitableness

charitable organization
charitable trust
charitableness (current term)
charity box
charity boxes
charity case
charity label
charity mugger
charity shop
charity shops
charity shot
charity stamp

Literary usage of Charitableness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Moral Philosophy of Aristotle: Consisting of a Translation of the by Aristotle, Walter Mooney Hatch, Edwin Hatch, William Archibald Spooner (1879)
"Analysis of charitableness and Consideration. ' charitableness,' as it is called (in respect of which we say of men that they are kindly disposed and show ..."

2. Biographical Sketch of Linton Stephens, (late Associate Justice of the by James D. Waddell (1877)
"I don't wonder that the man had friends of so much devotion to him; for he clearly possessed just that sort of sense, and flowing charitableness and ..."

3. Ten Years in the United States: Being an Englishman's View of Men and Things by David W. Mitchell (1862)
"... Panic—John Bull's Stamina acknowledged—charitableness and Generosity of the People. I AM sorry I have not been able to enter more into the domestic life ..."

4. The German Drama in English on the Philadelphia Stage from 1794 to 1830 by Charles Frederic Brede (1918)
"... of the haughty pretensions of British literature by comparing it with that of a people, who with less pride, and no envy, hatred or un- charitableness, ..."

5. The Home-life of English Ladies in the XVII. Century (1860)
"... Widowhood of twenty-seven years — Her restoration of her ancestral residences, charitableness, and hospitality. close attention to household duties, ..."

6. Memoirs of Constant, the Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet: Containing Details by Louis Constant Wairy, Louis Constant Wairy Constant, Percy Pinkerton (1896)
"... and characteristics—The Emperor complains of her coldness towards the Court ladies—Her comparison with Josephine—Her charitableness—Napoleon impressed ..."

7. Thoughts on Preaching: Specially in Relation to the Requirements of the Age by Daniel Moore (1861)
"In inducing greater caution and charitableness on points of controversy—rv. In the restraint imposed upon different forms of pulpit eccentricity—v. ..."

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