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Word of the Day 02/22/21 Beneficence

Beneficence (noun)
beneficence [ buh-nef-uh-suhns ]


noun
1. the doing of good; active goodness or kindness; charity.
2. a beneficent act or gift; benefaction.

OTHER WORDS FROM BENEFICENCE
non·be·nef·i·cence, noun

WORDS RELATED TO BENEFICENCE
gift, offering, handout, philanthropy, alms, aid, contribution, benefaction, grace, charity, kindliness, benignity, kindness, goodwill, kindheartedness, charitableness, generosity, goodness, altruism, benignancy

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Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English < Latin beneficentia;see benefic, -ence

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BENEFICENCE
When it comes to impartial beneficence dilemmas, we see the same pattern.
WE ADMIRE THESE DO-GOODERS. WE JUST DON’T WANT TO DATE THEM.|SIGAL SAMUEL|DECEMBER 4, 2020|VOX

Julian Suvalescu, professor of practical ethics at Oxford, has advocated a position he calls “procreative beneficence.”
RICHARD DAWKINS WOULD FAIL PHILOSOPHY 101|ELIZABETH PICCIUTO|AUGUST 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST

We have wept that God may show his beneficence his mercy and that his peace may come upon the people of Pakistan.
BERGDAHL’S DAD: DRONE KILLED CAPTOR’S KID|MICHAEL AMES|JUNE 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST

I am thankful and I marvel at the surpassing beneficence of the ever-blessed Trinity, who conferred on thee this privilege.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANS|VARIOUS

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