benevolent (adjective) – showing or doing good
(Bene means good in Latin, and volens means want, also in Latin, so together: want good).
benevolently (adverb) – showing or doing good
benevolence (noun) – good will
Here are some examples of how you can use benevolent:
Helping others is a benevolent act.
Would you rather work for a benevolent organization or a capitalist one?
The teacher looked at his students benevolently.
Governments shouldn’t just treat citizens with benevolence; they also need to be just and fair.
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