1. noble and generous in spirit

- a magnanimous conqueror

Similar word(s): noble, greathearted

2. generous and understanding and tolerant

- magnanimous toward his enemies

Similar word(s): generous, big, large

Sentences with magnanimous as an adjective:

- He thinks himself ardent, impulsive, passionate, magnanimous — capable of boundless enthusiasm for an idea or a sentiment.

- magnanimous forgiveness