MAGNAN'IMOUS, adjective [Latin magnanimus.]
1. Great of mind; elevated in soul or in sentiment; brave; disinterested; as a magnanimous prince or general.
2. Dictated by magnanimity; exhibiting nobleness of soul; liberal and honorable; not selfish.
There is an indissoluble union between a magnanimous policy and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.