benignant

adjective be·nig·nant \ -nənt \

Definition of benignant

1 : serenely mild and kindly : benign
2 : favorable, beneficial
  • a benignant power

benignantly

adverb

Examples of benignant in a Sentence

  1. a benignant understanding of the daily struggles of the economically disadvantaged

  2. firmly believes that religion is a benignant force in society

Origin and Etymology of benignant

benign + -ant (as in malignant)



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