[mag-nan-uh-muh s] /mægˈnæn ə məs/
generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness:
to be magnanimous toward one’s enemies.
a just and magnanimous ruler.
proceeding from or revealing generosity or nobility of mind, character, etc.:
a magnanimous gesture of forgiveness.
generous and noble
1580s, a back-formation from magnanimity + -ous, or else from Latin magnanimus “highminded,” literally “great-souled” (see magnanimity). Related: Magnanimously.
[mag-nee-zhuh, -shuh] /mægˈni ʒə, -ʃə/ noun 1. a white, tasteless substance, , MgO, used in medicine as an antacid and laxative. [mag-nee-shee-uh, -zhee-uh] /mægˈni ʃi ə, -ʒi ə/ noun 1. ancient name of . /mæɡˈniːʃə/ noun 1. another name for magnesium oxide n. late 14c., in alchemy, “main ingredient of the philosopher’s stone,” from Medieval […]
[mag-nuh-sahyt] /ˈmæg nəˌsaɪt/ noun 1. a mineral, magnesium carbonate, MgCO 3 , having a characteristic conchoidal fracture and usually occurring in white masses. /ˈmæɡnɪˌsaɪt/ noun 1. a white, colourless, or lightly tinted mineral consisting of naturally occurring magnesium carbonate in hexagonal crystalline form: a source of magnesium and also used in the manufacture of refractory […]
[mag-nee-zee-uh m, -zhuh m, -shee-uh m] /mægˈni zi əm, -ʒəm, -ʃi əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a light, ductile, silver-white, metallic element that burns with a dazzling white light, used in lightweight alloys, flares, fireworks, in the manufacture of flashbulbs, optical mirrors, and precision instruments, and as a zinc substitute in batteries. Symbol: Mg; atomic weight: […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, water-insoluble powder, Mg 3 (AsO 4) 2 ⋅xH 2 O, used chiefly as an insecticide.