Power from Within

Power words

benevolence

Definition of BENEVOLENCE

1
:  disposition to do good
2
a :  an act of kindness

b :  a generous gift

3
:  a compulsory levy by certain English kings with no other authority than the claim of prerogative

Examples of BENEVOLENCE

  1. <self-effacing as well as selfless, he refused all public acknowledgement of his many benevolences to the community>
  2. <her benevolence towards her employees was such that she actually let one live in her home temporarily>

First Known Use of BENEVOLENCE

14th century

Related to BENEVOLENCE

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s