beneficent

All Adjective Noun
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  • Give all men their due, if you would hold beneficent influence over them. Cited from The Abominations of Modern Society, by Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
  • Nothing of the sort had happened in all his long and beneficent rule. Cited from Brother Copas, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He looked like some beneficent father, well pleased with his two children. Cited from The Human Chord, by Algernon Blackwood
  • Who are the greatest men of the present day, and the most beneficent? Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI, by John Lord
  • Therefore we ought to be most beneficent towards those who are most closely connected with us. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • I believe that it will be attended with all these beneficent effects. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume II (of 4), by Various
  • The influence of married women over their younger sisters may be beneficent and good. Cited from The True Woman, by Justin D. Fulton
  • The existence which was given me without my having asked for it has been a beneficent one for me. Cited from Recollections of My Youth, by Ernest Renan
  • The private life of our friend was as beautiful as his public life was useful and beneficent. Cited from A Discourse on the Life, Character and Writings of Verplanck
  • Therefore we are not bound to be more beneficent to those who are more closely united to us. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • Only when the wave has retreated can thought and will begin their beneficent action. Cited from The Buried Temple, by Maurice Maeterlinck
  • I said that under its beneficent influences war might pass away. Cited from Miscellanies, by Oscar Wilde
  • The truth of the matter was they were already tired of their beneficent project. Cited from Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore, by Pauline Lester
  • Her beneficent actions during her entire stay in America are too numerous to detail. Cited from Great Singers, Second Series, by George T. Ferris
  • Of a near approach to something great and high, yet gentle and beneficent. Cited from Faith Gartney's Girlhood, by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • There is no need that our beneficent societies tell all their plans. Cited from The World's Great Sermons, Volume 8, by Grenville Kleiser
  • George explained that he was in the hands of his beneficent friend. Cited from The Half-Hearted, by John Buchan
  • We now turn to its beneficent aspect, its use in peace. Cited from Creative Chemistry, by Edwin E. Slosson
  • There may be in progress a storage of beneficent forces which we cannot see. Cited from Outspoken Essays, by William Ralph Inge
  • A hand so strong and so beneficent had never before been laid on the people of that unhappy land. Cited from Brave Men and Women, by O.E. Fuller
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Meaning of beneficent

  • adjective Doing or producing good
    the most beneficent regime in history