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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act intending or showing kindness and good will; An inclination to do kind or charitable acts; Disposition to do good.

Usage examples (38)
  • Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
  • Well, then, the quality which we call benevolence is, in fact, a perfection; and it is this perfection which Môshi spoke of as the heart of man.
  • The word benevolence, when mentioned as a trait in the character of the
  • The pure design of benevolence is to happiness upon others, but its intrinsic reward is bringing happiness home! for more
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