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EtymologyEdit

From Old French benevolent, borrowed from Latin benevolēns.

AdjectiveEdit

benevolent (comparative more benevolent, superlative most benevolent)

  1. Having a disposition to do good.
    Chinese and Eastern mythologies describe dragons as benevolent.
  2. Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
  3. Altruistic, charitable, good, just and fair.

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