meaning of beneficent

beneficent meaning in General Dictionary

Performing or producing great performing functions of kindness and charity characterized by beneficence

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  • generous in help the indegent
  • performing or producing great
  • Doing or making good; performing functions of kindness and charity; described as beneficence.

beneficent meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1610s, "doing great, charitable," most likely from beneficent on type of magnificent, etc.


beneficent meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Performing or making great; performing functions of kindness and charity; described as beneficence.


Sentence Examples with the word beneficent

He obtained the throne by murdering his uncle, his cousin and his half-brother, the legitimate heir, but proved a capable and beneficent ruler.

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