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(Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
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  1. (Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
  2. Instinctive behavior that is detrimental or without reproductive benefit to the individual but that favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes. The willingness of a subordinate member of a wolf pack to forgo mating and help care for the dominant pair's pups is an example of altruistic behavior. While the individual may not reproduce, or may reproduce less often, its behavior helps ensure that a close relative does successfully reproduce, thus passing on a large share of the altruistic individual's genetic material.
  3. (Ethics) The doctrine that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual's actions
An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
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  1. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  2. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  3. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
A gift given out of generosity.
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  1. A gift given out of generosity.
  2. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
  3. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
(Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
  2. (Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
A welfare institution, organization, or fund
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  1. A welfare institution, organization, or fund
  2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
  3. (Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
A good relationship, as of a business with its customers or a nation with other nations.
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  1. A good relationship, as of a business with its customers or a nation with other nations.
  2. The positive reputation of a business and its likely continued patronage by clients, considered as part of its market value.
  3. (Accounting) An intangible asset which takes into account the value added to a business firm as a result of patronage, reputation, etc.
Mercy; clemency.
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  1. Mercy; clemency.
  2. An excellence or power granted by God.
  3. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
A kindly deed.
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  1. A kindly deed.
  2. The quality or state of being kindly.
  3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
The state, quality, or habit of being kind
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  1. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
  2. A kind act or kindly treatment
  3. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
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  1. A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
  2. Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
The money or help so given
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  1. The money or help so given
  2. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
  3. The act of conferring aid of some sort.
The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
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  1. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  2. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  3. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
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  1. A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
  2. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
  3. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
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  1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
  3. A state of being held in such regard:
A kindly deed.
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  1. A kindly deed.
  2. The quality or state of being kindly.
  3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
(Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
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  1. (Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
  2. A kind act or kindly treatment
  3. The state, quality, or habit of being kind
The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
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  1. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
  2. The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
  3. The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist
A subdivision of a governmental department:
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  1. A subdivision of a governmental department:
  2. Public position:
  3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
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  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
  2. A philanthropic act, gift, institution, etc.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
Find another word for benignity. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for benignity, like: altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benignancy, charitableness, charity, goodwill, grace, kindheartedness, kindliness and kindness.