Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Conferring benefits; helpful.

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Usage examples "beneficial":

  1. Just and open- minded, however, he did not ignore the beneficial current of modern ideas. - "Autobiography of a YOGI", Paramhansa Yogananda.
  2. It depends, then, upon the spirit in which these forms are observed, whether their result shall be beneficial or not. - "The Laws of Etiquette", A Gentleman.
  3. We have, while this lasts, a political life capable of beneficial exertion, with power to resist or overcome misfortunes, to sustain us against the ordinary accidents of human affairs, and to promote, by active efforts, every public interest. - "Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York", A. F. Warburton.