doing good; feeling beneficent
the quality of being kind or helpful or generous
An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
the practice of doing good; active goodness, kindness, or charity; bounty springing from purity and goodness
Beneficence is a bronze statue on the campus of Ball State University, located in Muncie, Indiana. It is referred to as "Benny" by the students.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
be-nef′i-sens, n. active goodness: kindness: charity: a beneficent gift.—n. Benefic′ency (obs.).—adjs. Benef′icent; Beneficen′tial.—adv. Benef′icently. [L. beneficentia.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial. (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). The ethical principle of BENEFICENCE requires producing net benefit over harm. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
The numerical value of beneficence in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of beneficence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In one short verse I here express The sum of tomes of sacred lore: Beneficence is righteousness, Oppression?s sin?s malignant core.
Knowledge, without common sense," says Lee, is "folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death." But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
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