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benignant

adjective

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1 having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others
  • a benignant understanding of the daily struggles of the economically disadvantaged

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2 promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being
  • firmly believes that religion is a benignant force in society

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The first known use of benignant was in 1631

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“Benignant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/benignant. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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