Benevolence of heart; beneficence of life; munificence in the encouragement of letters. The disposition to do good; good will; charitableness; love of mankind, accompanied with a desire to promote their happiness. One may show his munificence in presents of pictures or jewelry, but this would not be beneficence.

For accommodations "lodgings and entertainment," see accommodation. Even in his most accommodating mood he inspires a dread of treachery.

of accomodare "make fit, adapt, fit one thing to another," from ad- "to" commodare "make fit," from commodus "fit" (see commode). You wanted to go to sea, but he jumped at the chance of accommodating your desire with a vengeance.

We wish to thank William Ickes and two anonymous reviewers for their thoughtful comments on earlier drafts of this manuscript.

We also wish to thank Rachel Bradburn, Autumn Dickman, Chris Hanson, Kate Lyng, Kate Nuckols, Brandon Phillips, Thomas Ramsson, Amanda Shaver, and Lena Tashjian for their assistance in conducting this research.

He will most often succeed in accommodating his sentiments to those of his conjoint.

With an accommodating chaperon who knew no German, the couple could do and say what they pleased.Overall, friends were more accurate than strangers at identifying the senders’ emotions, however, less close friends were better than closer friends at correctly judging concealed sadness and anger.In discussing these findings, we consider models of motivated inaccuracy, accommodatingness, and emotions as calls to action. Weylin Sternglanz is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing.“You seem to have an accommodating disposition,” laughed Tommy.Beasley said he would do it, just to be accommodating, and by so doing made a blunder.There will also be a list of synonyms for your answer.