Synonyms of beneficent


1. beneficent (vs. maleficent), benefic, kind

usage: doing or producing good; "the most beneficent regime in history"

2. beneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, philanthropic, charitable (vs. uncharitable)

usage: generous in assistance to the poor; "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"

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Definition and meaning of beneficent (Dictionary)