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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a desire to do good. Kind and generous.

Usage examples (24)
  • If your actions are upright and benevolent, be assured they will augment your power and happiness.
  • A benevolent society
  • As for Miss Travers, the moment you call her benevolent you inspire me with horror.
  • I was sure that he for whom it was provided was not one to pass it over in benevolent silence. for more
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