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benevolence
Definition:
ben-ev'ol-ens, n. disposition to do good: an act of kindness: generosity: a gift of money, esp. for support of the poor: ( Eng. hist.) a kind of forced loan or contribution, levied by kings without legal authority, first so called under Edward IV. in 1473.-- adj. BENEV'OLENT, charitable, generous, well disposed to.-- adv. BENEV'OLENTLY. [ Through Fr. from L. benevolentia.]

Synonyms:

noun
aid
ministration, ministrations, co-operation, ministries, leg up, co-operations, shot in the arm.
attribute
benevolence.
benevolence
altruism, benefaction, beneficence, bountifulness, compassion, generosity, good will, humanitarianism, magnanimity, motherliness, munificence, neighborliness, philanthropy, unselfishness.
charity
altruism, amity, comity, compassion, feeling, friendliness, friendship, generosity, gift, good will, goodness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindness, sympathy.
companionship
friendship.
feeling
benevolence.
friendship
amicability, amity, favoritism, rapport, amicabilities.
generosity
bigness, charitableness, goodwill, graciousness, greatness, hospitableness, hospitality, kindheartedness, largess, Freeness, greatheartedness.
generousness
generousness, large-hea.
gift
present.
goodness
graciousness, obligingness, wholesomeness, ethicality.
justice
fairness.
kindliness
good will.
lenity
lenity.
mildness
acceptance, amiability, benignity, broad-mindedness, charity, clemency, cordiality, easiness, evenness, forbearance, geniality, gentleness, insipidity, kindness, latitude, laxity, lenience, liberality, liberalness, libertarianism, liberty, meekness, mildness, moderateness, moderation, peaceableness, permissiveness, quietness, softness, tenderness, tolerance, open-mindedness.
philanthropy
public spirit.
pity
Condolement.
present
giveaway, Gifting, goodie, giveaways, write-off, write-offs.
Examples of usage:
  1. She is all benevolence! – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. " I am glad to hear even this little concession from you, Wallace," answered Hollins, good- naturedly, and speaking with a mild expression of benevolence, on a very calm and thoughtful countenance. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. What benevolence are we seeking, when we sympathize with men that we have never seen, that we never shall see, with men that are no more? – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  4. Both brothers were highly esteemed not only for their social qualities, but for their benevolence and goodness of heart. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  5. But it was also natural that their sympathy and benevolence to others should be chiefly engrossed by those who had the same religious tendencies. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag

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