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Nonmaleficence is often paired with a principle of beneficence, a duty to benefit patients.

When it comes to impartial beneficence dilemmas, we see the same pattern.

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Julian Suvalescu, professor of practical ethics at Oxford, has advocated a position he calls “procreative beneficence.”

We have wept that God may show his beneficence his mercy and that his peace may come upon the people of Pakistan.

I am thankful and I marvel at the surpassing beneficence of the ever-blessed Trinity, who conferred on thee this privilege.

In a God who tempts us, or who permits us to be tempted, do you behold a being of beneficence and sincerity?

One little trait recorded of him gives us a glimpse of the thoughtful beneficence of his character.

So he took them, and kissed the hands of the king, thanking him for his beneficence, and departed.

Have the spots upon the career of Bacon hidden the brightness of his general beneficence?


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beneficence, such as: aid, alms, benefaction, charity, contribution, and gift.

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