Synonyms and related words:
accommodatingness, act of grace, act of kindness, advantageousness, affability, affectionateness, agreeableness, amiability, auspiciousness, benefaction, beneficence, beneficialness, benefit, benevolence, benignancy, blessing, brightness, brotherhood, cheerfulness, cheeriness, class, cogency, compassion, complaisance, compliance, courtesy, decency, desert, excellence, expedience, fairness, favor, favorableness, feeling of kinship, fellow feeling, fineness, first-rateness, fortunateness, fraternal feeling, generousness, good auspices, good deed, good offices, good omen, good turn, goodliness, goodness, goodness of heart, grace, graciosity, graciousness, harmlessness, healthiness, heart of gold, helpfulness, humaneness, humanity, hurtlessness, innocence, innocuousness, inoffensiveness, kind deed, kind offices, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindly act, kindly disposition, kindness, labor of love, loving kindness, luckiness, mercy, merit, mitzvah, niceness, obligation, obligingness, office, pleasantness, profitableness, propitiousness, prosperousness, quality, rewardingness, service, skillfulness, softheartedness, soul of kindness, soundness, superiority, sympathy, tenderheartedness, turn, uninjuriousness, unobnoxiousness, usefulness, validity, value, virtue, virtuousness, warmheartedness, warmth, warmth of heart, wholeness, worth

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  • Benignity — Be*nig ni*ty, n. [OE. benignite, F. b[ e]nignit[ e], OF. b[ e]nignet[ e], fr. L. benignitas. See {Benign}.] 1. The quality of being benign; goodness; kindness; graciousness. Benignity of aspect. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. Mildness;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Benignity — (from the Latin roots bene = well and genus = born ), a polyvalent term (refer ), is employed with a specific denotation as a medical term in medical discourse to describe a mild and nonprogressive sickness. The term is most familiar as a… …   Wikipedia

  • benignity — index clemency, consideration (sympathetic regard), favor (act of kindness), humanity (humaneness), largess (generosity), philan …   Law dictionary

  • benignity — late 14c., from O.Fr. benignité goodness, kindness (12c.), from L. benignitatem (nom. benignitas), from benignus kindly, kindhearted (see BENIGN (Cf. benign)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • benignity — [bi nig′nə tē] n. [ME & OFr benignite < L benignitas: see BENIGN] 1. benignancy; kindliness 2. pl. benignities a kind or generous act …   English World dictionary

  • benignity — be·nig·ni·ty bi nig nət ē n, pl ties the quality or state of being benign <determine the benignity or malignancy of a tumor> …   Medical dictionary

  • benignity — benign ► ADJECTIVE 1) genial and kindly. 2) favourable; not harmful. 3) (of a tumour) not malignant. DERIVATIVES benignity noun benignly adverb. ORIGIN Latin benignus, probably from bene well + genus born …   English terms dictionary

  • benignity — noun see benign …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • benignity — /bi nig ni tee/, n., pl. benignities. 1. the quality of being benign; kindness. 2. Archaic. a good deed or favor; an instance of kindness: benignities born of selfless devotion. [1325 75; ME benignite < MF < L benignitas. See BENIGN, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • benignity — noun a) The state of being benign. b) A benign act. See Also: benign …   Wiktionary

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