benevolence

284 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[bənˈɛvələns], [bənˈɛvələns], [b_ə_n_ˈɛ_v_ə_l_ə_n_s]
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Synonyms for Benevolence:

benevolence (noun)

altruism, beneficence, bountifulness, charity, compassion, generosity, good will, humanitarianism, kindness, magnanimity, motherliness, munificence, neighborliness, philanthropy, unselfishness.

generosity (noun)

bigness, charitableness, freeness, goodwill, graciousness, greatheartedness, greatness, hospitableness, hospitality, largess.

mildness (noun)

acceptance, amiability, benignity, broad-mindedness, clemency, cordiality, easiness, evenness, forbearance, geniality, gentleness, insipidity, latitude, laxity, lenience, liberality, liberalness, libertarianism, liberty, meekness, mildness, moderateness, moderation, open-mindedness, peaceableness, permissiveness, quietness, softness, sweetness, tenderness, tolerance.

philanthropy (noun)

public spirit.

Other synonyms and related words:

Almsgiving, Cordialness, Fortunateness, Good-fellowship, Luckiness, Ruth, abkari, accommodatingness, act of grace, act of kindness, advantageousness, affability, affection, agape, agreeableness, aid, alms-giving, amicability, amity, angelhood, assessment, attachment, attitude, auspiciousness, beau geste, becomingness, benefaction, beneficialness, benefit, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, benignancy, big-heartedness, bigheartedness, blessing, boon, bounteousness, bounty, brightness, brokerage, brotherhood, brotherly love, capitation tax, caritas, cess, cheerfulness, cheeriness, chivalrous spirit, chivalry, class, cogency, comity, commiseration, compassionateness, complaisance, compliance, compliment, condolence, condonation, considerateness, consideration, contribution, cosmopolitanism utilitarianism, countenance, courtesy, custom, decency, deliciae humani generis, desert, disinterestedness, disregard, do-goodism, donation, doomage, dues, duty, elevation, empathy, endaemonism, exactment, exaltation, excellence, excise, expedience, fairness, favor, favorableness, favour, feeling, fellow-feeling, fellowship, fineness, first-rateness, flower power, forgiveness, forgivingness, freightage, friendliness, friendship, gabel, gabelle, gavel, generousness, gift, give, giving, good auspices, good deed, good nature, good naturedness, good offices, good omen, good turn, good-heartedness, goodliness, goodness, grace, graciosity, grant, healthiness, heart, helpfulness, heroism, humaneness, humanity, impost, indulgence, kind, kind deed, kind offices, kind-heartedness, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindly act, labor of love, large-heartedness, largeheartedness, largesse, leniency, lenity, levy, liberalism, likin, loftiness of purpose, long-suffering, longanimity, love, love of mankind, manna, mercifulness, mercy, merit, mitigation, mitzvah, niceness, oblation, obligation, obligingness, octroi, office, open-handedness, open-heartedness, openhandedness, overlooking, pardon, pathos, patience, patronage, philanthropism, pity, pleasantness, poll tax, present, profitableness, propitiousness, prosperousness, public-spiritedness, quality, quarter, ransom, relief, reprieve, rewardingness, salvage, seemliness, self-pity, self-sacrifice, selflessness, sensitivity, service, sess, skillfulness, sociability, social science, sociology, softheartedness, soundness, strength of character, sublimity, superiority, sympathy, tallage, tariff, tax, tenderheartedness, tenths, thoughtfulness, tithe, toleration, toll, turn, understanding, unrevengefulness, usefulness, utilitarianism, validity, value, virtue, virtuousness, warm-heartedness, warmheartedness, warmth, welfarism, well-disposedness, wharfage, wholeness, worth.

Rhymes for Benevolence:

  1. prevalence;

Quotes for Benevolence:

  1. Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence by Christian meekness- by lives of temperance and holiness. Richard Mentor Johnson.
  2. It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. Adam Smith.
  3. A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments. Ezra Stiles.