Etymology: from charity
- (given name, female) first used by Puritans, originally more popular than Faith and Hope but rarely used today because of the modern side meaning of charity as welfare work.
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noun (charities, -)
- (uncountable) The providing of goods or money to those in need.
- (countable) The goods or money given to those in need.
- (countable) An organization the objects of which are to carry on a charitable, charitable purpose.
- An attitude of kindness and understanding towards others.
- Judge thyself with the judgment of sincerity, and thou will judge others with the judgment of . — John Mitchell Mason
Etymology: From charite (French: charité), from caritas.
- French: charité
- Italian: carití
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