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Definition of "almsgiving" []

  • The act of voluntarily giving alms, of making donations to the poor, charity. (noun)

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Use "almsgiving" in a sentence
  • "My religion places great weight in almsgiving, and my daughter makes me walk blocks till we find a suitable beggar to fulfil our mitzvah."
  • "Another religion that places unordinate weight on physical almsgiving is the Muslim one, you can see to congregate beggars at the entrance of the mosque regulating among themselves the charity facilitating business."
  • "The spiritual man also judges by approving what is right and reproving what he finds amiss in the works and morals of the faithful, such as in their almsgiving, which is signified by the phrase, "The earth bringing forth its fruit.""