Lib`er*al"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Liberalities (#). [L. liberalitas: cf. F. lib'eralit'e.]
The quality or state of being liberal; liberal disposition or practice; freedom from narrowness or prejudice; generosity; candor; charity.
That liberality is but cast away
Which makes us borrow what we can not pay.
A gift; a gratuity; -- sometimes in the plural; as, a prudent man is not impoverished by his liberalities.
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