What is another word for benevolently?

Pronunciation: [bənˈɛvələntli] (IPA)

Benevolently is a commonly used word to describe a person's kind, generous and helpful nature. However, sometimes using the same word repeatedly can make your writing feel monotonous. Therefore, it's essential to uncover its synonyms to add more depth to your writing. Synonyms for benevolently could be altruistically, amicably, charitably, cordially, friendlily, generously, graciously, kindheartedly, kindly, and magnanimously. All these words indicate a sense of kindness and goodwill towards others. They enable you to convey the same positive tone and sentiment effectively while avoiding repetition. Hence, next time you're writing, and benevolently seems too repetitive, consider including these synonyms to enhance your writing.

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What are the hypernyms for Benevolently?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for benevolently?

Benevolently, meaning with goodwill or kindness, can be contrasted with its antonyms unkindly, harshly, or malevolently. When someone behaves malevolently, they do so with ill will or malice, deliberately intending harm or suffering. Similarly, an unkind person lacks empathy and consideration for others, often showing indifference or cruelty. Harshness implies severity or sharpness, and can be applied to words, actions or attitudes that are unyielding or inflexible. In any case, acting in such ways contrasts sharply with behaving benevolently, which often involves generosity, compassion, and a willingness to help others.

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Usage examples for Benevolently

Next he crept along the very edge of the ditch, where the briars hooked in the tail of his black frock-coat, and an unnoticed projecting bough quietly lifted his shovel-hat off, but benevolently held it suspended, instead of dropping it in the mud.
"Hodge and His Masters"
Richard Jefferies
She looked benevolently at Denham, who said nothing articulate, and then at Katharine, who smiled but said nothing either, upon which Mrs. Hilbery seemed possessed by a brilliant idea, and exclaimed: "I'm sure Mr. Denham would like to see our things, Katharine.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf
He gazed benevolently after the young man's retreating figure and continued his stroll, his own troubles partly forgotten in the desire to assist his friends.
"At Sunwich Port, Complete"
W.W. Jacobs

Famous quotes with Benevolently

  • Love boldly. Love boundlessly. Love benevolently. Love blessedly.
    Matshona Dhliwayo
  • Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.
    J. Bartlett Brebner
  • "You're a real bastard," Obie said finally, his frustration erupting, like a Coke exploding from a bottle after you shake it. "You know that?" Archie turned and smiled at him benevolently, like a goddamn king passing out favors. "Jesus," Obie said, exasperated. "Don't swear, Obie," Archie chided him. "You'll have to tell it in confession." "Look who's talking. I don't know how you had the nerve to receive communion in the chapel this morning." "It doesn't take nerve, Obie. When you march down the rail, you're receiving The Body, man. Me, I'm just chewing a wafer they buy by the pound in Worcester." Obie looked away in disgust. "And when you say 'Jesus', you're talking about your leader. But when I say 'Jesus,' I'm talking about a guy who walked the earth for thirty-three years like any other guy but caught the imagination of some PR cats. PR for Public Relations, in case you don't know, Obie." Obie didn't bother to answer. You couldn't ever win an argument with Archie.
    Robert Cormier

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