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Benevolent

Be`nev´o`lent
a.1.Having a disposition to do good; possessing or manifesting love to mankind, and a desire to promote their prosperity and happiness; disposed to give to good objects; kind; charitable.
Adj.1.benevolent - doing or producing good
Synonyms: beneficent, gracious
2.benevolent - intending or showing kindness; "a benevolent society"
3.benevolent - having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"
Synonyms: good
Antonyms:
malevolent, malicious - wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"
4.benevolent - generous in providing aid to others
Synonyms: freehearted
5.benevolent - generous in assistance to the poor; "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"
accommodating, advantageous, affable, agreeable, almsgiving, amiable, amicable, auspicious, beneficent, beneficial, benignant, big, bighearted, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, capital, caring, charitable, chivalrous, cogent, commendable, compassionate, complaisant, compliant, conciliatory, considerate, cooperative, decent, eleemosynary, elegant, estimable, excellent, expedient, fair, famous, favorable, fine, forbearing, forgiving, freehearted, friendly, goodly, gracious, grand, greathearted, healthy, helpful, humanitarian, indulgent, kindly-disposed, largehearted, laudable, lofty, long-suffering, longanimous, magnanimous, neighborly, nice, noble, open-handed, openhanded, overindulgent, overpermissive, patient, permissive, philanthropic, placable, pleasant, profitable, propitious, public-spirited, regal, royal, salutary, skillful, sound, sparing, splendid, sympathetic, tenderhearted, thoughtful, tolerant, unresentful, unrevengeful, useful, valid, very good, virtuous, warm-hearted, welfare, welfare statist, welfarist, well-affected, well-disposed, well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant
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