benignity


benignity

noun, plural be·nig·ni·ties.

  1. the quality of being benign; kindness.
  2. Archaic. a good deed or favor; an instance of kindness: benignities born of selfless devotion.

noun plural -ties

  1. the quality of being benign; favourable attitude
  2. a kind or gracious act
n.

late 14c., from Old French benignité “goodness, kindness” (12c.), from Latin benignitatem (nominative benignitas), from benignus “kindly, kindhearted” (see benign).

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