be·​nig·​nan·​cy bi-ˈnig-nən(t)-sē How to pronounce benignancy (audio)
: the quality or state of being benignant or benign

Examples of benignancy in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of benignancy was in 1876

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Cite this Entry

“Benignancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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