noun be·nig·nan·cy \bi-ˈnig-nən(t)-sē\

Definition of BENIGNANCY

:  the quality or state of being benignant or benign

Examples of BENIGNANCY

  1. <through posture and facial expression the artist has been able to convey the serene benignancy that is traditionally associated with the saint>

First Known Use of BENIGNANCY



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