Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / benignantly
FEEDBACK

benignantly

See definition of benignantly on Dictionary.com

synonyms for benignantly

  • amiably
  • attentively
  • cordially
  • gently
  • graciously
  • kindly
  • respectfully
  • tactfully
  • courteously
  • affably
  • agreeably
  • charmingly
  • civilly
  • compassionately
  • concernedly
  • considerately
  • elegantly
  • gallantly
  • gracefully
  • ingratiatingly
  • kindheartedly
  • sociably
  • solicitously
  • urbanely
  • winningly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
QUIZ
Quiz Yourself On Sale Vs. Sell!
START THE QUIZ

How to use benignantly in a sentence

Mrs. Morres was looking benignantly, for her, at Sir Robin Drummond.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
He heard me benignantly, but said he regretted that it was not in his power to oblige me.
BABOO JABBERJEE, B.A.F. ANSTEY
Karlsefin and his men did the same, and for a few moments the two rows of men sat looking benignantly at one another in silence.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Hilda smiled benignantly as she wound the coil of russet hair round her shapely head.
PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCESKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Don Mateo smiled benignantly and answered the pert remark by giving the girl an affectionate tap on her cheek.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
He gave it simply and benignantly, and laid his hand a moment on the rippling masses of her fair hair.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
The old man laid his thin, cool palm on the stranger's burning forehead, and smiled benignantly, keeping it there an instant.
DOCTOR GRIMSHAWE'S SECRETNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Thus benignantly dismissed, we carried off my Aunt Kezia as if she had been a casket of jewels.
OUT IN THE FORTY-FIVEEMILY SARAH HOLT
The marquis continued to draw on his gloves and to smile benignantly.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
She gracefully and benignantly motioned him to desist, and at once waived all ceremony by seating herself on a mat beside him.
THE CAVALIERS OF VIRGINIAWILLIAM A. CARUTHERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BENIGNANTLY

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.