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synonyms for beneficent

  • altruistic
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • big-hearted
  • charitable
  • compassionate
  • generous
  • helpful
  • humanitarian
  • kind
  • philanthropic
See also synonyms for: beneficently

antonyms for beneficent

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  • cold-hearted
  • maleficent
  • malicious
  • misanthropic
  • uncharitable
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How to use beneficent in a sentence

Christians declare that the divine origin and truth of their religion are proved by its beneficent results.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
In the beneficent arrangements of Divine love to the young, the latter is first extended.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
A most beneficent work was set on foot in the foundation of Charity Schools.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Perhaps, too, I may be called to effect so beneficent a work, the humble instrument of a gracious God.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The poem was simple and optimistic—it told of the beneficent qualities of rain, as it would appear to one whose roof did not leak.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
No other people held its women in so high respect; nowhere else did they exert so strong and beneficent an influence.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
For the next twenty-eight years the Hudson's Bay Company ruled this immense territory with beneficent despotism.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The one thus revived from the power of death gazed on the cloth, and traced out for himself a plan of a beneficent life.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
In the few days of his presence he had further strengthened his power by many generous and beneficent decrees.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Rev. Mr. Hoge, a fierce advocate for slavery as a beneficent institution, packed his carpet-bag.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
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WORDS RELATED TO BENEFICENT

  • adorable
  • archangelic
  • beatific
  • beneficent
  • celestial
  • cherubic
  • devout
  • divine
  • entrancing
  • ethereal
  • godly
  • good
  • heavenly
  • holy
  • humble
  • innocent
  • lovely
  • otherworldly
  • pure
  • radiant
  • rapturous
  • righteous
  • saintly
  • self-sacrificing
  • seraphic
  • virtuous
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