Beneficence



the doing of good; active goodness or kindness; charity.
a beneficent act or gift; benefaction.
Contemporary Examples

Bergdahl’s Dad: Drone Killed Captor’s Kid Michael Ames June 5, 2014

Historical Examples

Vagabondia Frances Hodgson Burnett
Diderot and the Encyclopdists John Morley
Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2) John Morley
The Arabian Nights Unknown
Homes of American Statesmen Various
Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton
A Sermon Preached on the Anniversary of the Boston Female Asylum for Destitute Orphans, September 25, 1835 Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright
My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year John Henry Jowett
The School System of Norway David Allen Anderson

noun
the act of doing good; kindness
a charitable act or gift
n.

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