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Synonyms for benevolence

Synonyms for benevolence

Synonyms for benevolence

disposition to do good

an inclination to do kind or charitable acts

an act intending or showing kindness and good will


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We do not necessarily love God just because we occasionally have feelings of benevolence. A person may have ecstasies and visions.
'As a sub-district council, we encourage such benevolence because it will allow us to focus on other needy persons,' he said.
The State must exhibit its benevolence and compassion by tax exemption on all investments made in NSS by senior citizens, widows, orphans and handicapped, who rely solely on meager monthly returns.
'We want to express our appreciation on behalf of the Christian welfare board in the state for this show of grace, benevolence and we do promise him that as we go to the holy land to seek spiritual rejuvenation of our faith, we shall equally pray for the state, nation and entire citizenry of the country,' he stated.
'We must look at China's acts of benevolence with a critical and historical lens.
Classical paternalistic leadership: A leadership style that combines both authoritarianism and benevolence.
They also found that classical paternalistic leadership, which combines both benevolence and authoritarianism, had just as strong an effect on subordinate performance as benevolent-dominant leadership.
Experience how life was in the Colonies of Benevolence. Perhaps you are one of the more than 1 million Dutch people whose ancestors have lived and worked in one of the Colonies of Benevolence!
Schwartz and colleagues (2012) created a value scale in which the benevolence value comprises benevolence--caring (i.e., being devoted to the welfare of in-group members) and benevolence--dependability (i.e., being a reliable and trustworthy member of the in-group).
Benevolence, Moral Reform, Equality: Women's Activism in Kansas City, 1870 to 1940
In the pages of "Benevolence, Moral Reform, Equality: Women's Activism in Kansas City, 1870-1940", he traces the rise and evolution of women's activism in a rapidly growing, Midwestern border city, one deeply scarred by the Civil War and struggling to determine its meaning.
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the Benevolence Coalition for Humanitarian Relief.
'Naive Nawaz Sharif did not respond positively to [PPP's] benevolence. The government of Mian sab was about to fall in 1.5 years but PPP avoided indulging in number games and saved PMLN.
For questions, contact Annette Miller, benevolence chairwoman, at
The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my business.