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bɪˈnɪg nəntbe·nig·nant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benign, benignantadjective

    pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

    "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air"

  2. benignant, graciousadjective

    characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

    "our benignant king"

Wiktionary

  1. benignantadjective

    Kind; gracious; favorable.

    Etymology: From benign, on the model of malignant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Benignantadjective

    kind; gracious; favorable

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of benignant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of benignant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of benignant in a Sentence

  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.

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