HyperDic: benevolence

English > 3 senses of the word benevolence:
NOUNfeelingbenevolencedisposition to do good
attributebenevolencean inclination / inclination to do kind or charitable acts
actbenevolence, benefactionan act intending or showing kindness / kindness and good will
benevolence > pronunciation
Soundsbahneh'vahlahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > benevolence: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningDisposition to do good.
Narrowerbeneficencedoing good
BroaderloveA strong positive emotion of regard and affection
Oppositemalevolence, malignitywishing evil to others
Spanishbenevolencia
Catalanbenevolència
English > benevolence: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn inclination / inclination to do kind or charitable acts.
Narrowercharity, brotherly loveA kindly and lenient attitude toward people
BroaderkindnessThe quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
Spanishbenevolencia
Catalanbenevolència
English > benevolence: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn act intending or showing kindness / kindness and good will.
Synonymbenefaction
Broaderkindness, benignityA kind act
Adjectivesbenevolentintending or showing kindness / kindness

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