benignancy

noun
be·​nig·​nan·​cy | \ bi-ˈnig-nən(t)-sē How to pronounce benignancy (audio) \

Definition of benignancy

: the quality or state of being benignant or benign

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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

First Known Use of benignancy

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of benignancy was in 1876

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“Benignancy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benignancy. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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