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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

To optimize for science, we need a beneficent technocrat in charge.
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Carmakers have noted their moves toward electrification, their commitments to sustainability during the manufacturing process, and their general insistence on beneficent environmental stewardship.
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I think if we teach machines to be creative, then they’ll be beneficent toward us, rather than just keeping us around as household pets.
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He is the hyperkinetic, beneficent godfather of freed-heel skiing the Canaan Valley.
SKIING WEST VIRGINIA’S ‘CANADIAN VALLEY’ IN A BANNER SEASONJOHN BRILEYFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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
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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.