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Meaning of BENIGNANT

Pronunciation:  bi'nignunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air"
  2. [adj]  characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king"
 

BENIGNANT is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: benign, genial, gracious, harmless, kindly, nonmalignant
 
 Antonyms: malign
 
 See Also: kind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*nig"nant\, a. [LL. benignans, p. pr. of benignare,
from L. benignus. See {Benign}.]
Kind; gracious; favorable. -- {Be*nig"nant*ly}, adv.

 

 

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