What does the word beneficent mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Beneficence.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Beneficently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Doing good; charitable; kind.

Usage examples for beneficent

  1. Beneficent, but a tyrant! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Indeed he is the beneficent strong one. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  3. Ruskin called it the most beneficent and innocent of all nonsense books. – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe