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Benevolence (IPA: /bəˈnɛvəɫəns/)


Benevolence (n.)

The disposition to do good; good will; charitableness; love of mankind, accompanied with a desire to promote their happiness.

Benevolence (n.)

An act of kindness; good done; charity given.

Benevolence (n.)

A species of compulsory contribution or tax, which has sometimes been illegally exacted by arbitrary kings of England, and falsely represented as a gratuity.

Benevolence

Human character trait

Benevolence

A forced tax exacted by certain kings of England; first enforced in 1473, led to Petition of Rights under Charles I; later declared illegal in 1689

Benevolence

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Episode of Law & Order (S3 E22)

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Painting by Zuidelijke Nederlanden, tweede helft 16de eeuw Anonieme meester

Benevolence Synonyms

Benefaction

Benevolence Rhymes



Prevalence

Benevolence

Spanish Translation

Benevolence in Spanish is Benevolencia

Tagalog Translation

Benevolence in Tagalog is Kagandahang-loob

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .hidden from all but the eye of God, and of rare benevolence, the minister of God." - Benevolence

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A beneficent person is like a fountain watering the earth and spreading fertility: it is therefore more delightful and more honourable to give than receive." - Benevolence

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A benevolent disposition is, no doubt, a great help towards a course of uniform practical benevolence; but let no one trust to it, when there are other strong propensities, and no firm good principle." - Benevolence

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man full of warm, speculative benevolence may wish his society otherwise constituted than he finds it, but a good patriot and a true politician always considers how he shall make the most of the existing materials of his country. A disposition to preserve and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman. Everything else is vulgar in the conception, perilous in the execution." - Benevolence

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All the calamities, strifes, complaints, and hatred in the world have arisen out of want of mutual love. Therefore the benevolent disapproved of this want." - Benevolence


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