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English noun: beneficence

1. beneficence (feeling) doing good; feeling beneficent

Broader (hypernym)benevolence


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

Broader (hypernym)good, goodness

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


Antonymsbalefulness, maleficence, mischief

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