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synonyms for benevolence

  • altruism
  • compassion
  • generosity
  • kindness
  • amity
  • comity
  • feeling
  • friendliness
  • friendship
  • gift
  • goodness
  • humanity
  • kindheartedness
  • sympathy
  • good will
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antonyms for benevolence

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  • cruelty
  • harshness
  • meanness
  • hatred
  • incompatibility
  • animosity
  • greediness
  • ill will
  • malevolence
  • selfishness
  • spite
  • unkindness
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How to use benevolence in a sentence

The statue of Divine watches over the international visiting guests with benevolence and the same understanding Rebecca has for all artists who don’t fit in.
LGBTQ ALLY HOFFBERGER STEPPING DOWN AT AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUMED GUNTSJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The long arc of history points to our benevolence and cooperation as a species, and the real science is only now catching up and changing researchers’ views on subjects from economics to psychology.
RUTGER BREGMAN ON WHY HE HAS FAITH IN HUMANITYRYAN KROGHMAY 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Some depended on small donations, others on the benevolence of wealthy patrons.
RESTORING THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE CAN’T PREVENT ANOTHER RUSH LIMBAUGHHEATHER HENDERSHOTFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s this hint of benevolence that makes him perhaps the most complicated video game president we’ve ever had.
THE BEST PRESIDENTS IN VIDEO GAMESGENE PARKJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the community, he set a standard for engagement and benevolence.
JOHN WALL GAVE THE WIZARDS THEIR LAST GREAT MEMORY. THEN IT ALL FELL APART.JERRY BREWERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He was sheriff of Paris, 1770, and employed his leisure in objects of benevolence, till the revolution overwhelmed him.
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He mentioned the name of a woman well known in Summerville for strong character and wise benevolence.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
It changed all the benevolence of her nature into wrathful bitterness and unmitigated contempt.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
To all of this Mr Dean listened in perfect silence, patiently, and with a smile of universal benevolence.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
In manners affable, and in benevolence unsurpassed, the Kentucky planter gains the plaudits of all.
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