Welcome to this month's Word of the Month! The term chosen for this month is benevolent. Read below to learn how you can use this word to expand your vocabulary today!
kind, kindly, kind-hearted, warm-hearted, tender-hearted, big-hearted, good-natured, good, gracious, tolerant, compassionate, caring.
(of an organization) serving a charitable rather than a profit-making purpose.
"Some benevolent companies sponsor language learning."
charitable non-profit-making non-profit not-for-profit almsgiving eleemosynary
'Benevolent' originated in the late Middle English period. It comes from the Old French benivolent, which was originally derived from Latin bene volent- ‘well wishing’, from bene ‘well’ + velle ‘to wish’.
"Be liberal with your talents, generous with your money, charitable with your possessions, and benevolent with your time." -Matshona Dhliwayo.
A Benevolent Act
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