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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being kind or helpful or generous; Doing good.

Usage examples (34)
  • I will not trade freedom for beneficence nor my dignity for a handout.
  • Enjoin beneficence and forbid malevolence: so shalt thou be loved of
  • And may'st thou, stranger to ostentation, and superior to insolence, with true greatness of soul shine forth conspicuous only in beneficence!
  • "I am afraid," said the lady, "that this Madame Milin's beneficence is a good deal exaggerated; but come with me, and I will take care of you." for more
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