adverb see benevolent

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  • benevolently — index fairly (impartially) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • benevolently — benevolent ► ADJECTIVE 1) well meaning and kindly. 2) (of an organization) charitable rather than profit making. DERIVATIVES benevolence noun benevolently adverb. ORIGIN Old French benivolent, from Latin bene well + velle to wish …   English terms dictionary

  • benevolently — adverb in a benevolent manner she looked on benevolently • Ant: ↑malevolently • Derived from adjective: ↑benevolent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Benevolently — Benevolent Be*nev o*lent, a. [L. benevolens, entis; bene well (adv. of bonus good) + volens, p. pr. of volo I will, I wish. See {Bounty}, and {Voluntary}.] Having a disposition to do good; possessing or manifesting love to mankind, and a desire… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benevolently — See benevolent. * * * …   Universalium

  • benevolently — adverb In a benevolent manner …   Wiktionary

  • benevolently — adv. in a generous manner, kindly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • benevolently — be·nev·o·lent·ly …   English syllables

  • benevolently — See: benevolent …   English dictionary

  • benevolent — benevolently, adv. benevolentness, n. /beuh nev euh leuhnt/, adj. 1. characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings: a benevolent attitude; her benevolent smile. 2. desiring to help others; charitable: gifts from several benevolent… …   Universalium

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