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benign

see definition of benign
  • adjkindly
  • adjmild, especially describing weather
  • adjadvantageous
  • adjnot cancerous
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Synonyms for benign

adj kindly
  • benevolent
  • favorable
  • friendly
  • gentle
  • mild
  • benignant
  • amiable
  • beneficent
  • complaisant
  • congenial
  • generous
  • genial
  • good
  • goodhearted
  • gracious
  • kind
  • liberal
  • merciful
  • obliging
  • sympathetic

Antonyms for benign

  • harsh
  • rough
  • unfriendly
  • unkind
  • violent
  • bad
  • cancerous
  • disadvantageous
  • harmful
  • hateful
  • hostile
  • hurtful
  • injurious
  • malignant
  • severe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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