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English noun: beneficence

1. beneficence (feeling) doing good; feeling beneficent


Broader (hypernym)benevolence


Antonymsmaleficence

2. beneficence (attribute) the quality of being kind or helpful or generous


Broader (hypernym)good, goodness


Narrower (hyponym)free grace, grace, grace of God


Attributebeneficent


Antonymsbalefulness, maleficence, mischief









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