Sentence Examples


  • He had a benevolence of manner suited to the philanthropy of his mind.
  • Gentleness, equanimity and benevolence were native to him.
  • The chief features of Alembert's character were benevolence, simplicity and independence.
  • After fourteen years' confinement, he was released on bail and lived in Holborn, where his benevolence was shown by all manner of works of charity.
  • But by regarding benevolence less as a definite desire for the general good as such than as kind affection for particular individuals, he practically eliminates it as a regulative principle and reduces the authorities in the polity of the soul to two - conscience and self-love.