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Synonyms for benignbɪˈnaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benign(adj)

    not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)

    Synonyms:
    benignant

    Antonyms:
    cancerous, malign, malignant, unkind

  2. benign, benignant(adj)

    pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

    Synonyms:
    gracious, benign, benignant

    Antonyms:
    cancerous, malign, malignant, unkind

  3. benign(adj)

    kindness of disposition or manner

    Synonyms:
    benignant

    Antonyms:
    malign, cancerous, malignant, unkind

Wiktionary

  1. benign(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    malign, malignant

  2. benign(adjective)

    Kind; gentle; mild.

    Antonyms:
    malign, malignant

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. benign

    That which is auspicious is of favorable omen; that which is propitious is of favoring influence or tendency; as, an auspicious morning; a propitious breeze. Propitious applies to persons, implying kind disposition and favorable inclinations, especially toward the suppliant; auspicious is not used of persons.

    Synonyms:
    auspicious, benignant, clement, favorable, friendly, gracious, kind, kindly, merciful, propitious

    Antonyms:
    adverse, antagonistic, forbidding, hostile, ill-disposed, inauspicious, repellent, unfavorable, unfriendly, unpropitious

    Preposition:
    May heaven be propitious to the enterprise.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. benign(a.)

    Synonyms:
    kind, benevolent, gracious, complaisant, humane, obliging, benignant, good, amiable, friendly, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, of a gentle disposition

  2. benign(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (med.) mild, of a mild nature


Translations for benign

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • любезен, благ, доброкачествен, добър, мил, приятенBulgarian
  • nezhoubný, benigníCzech
  • gütig, freundlich, liebevoll, gutartigGerman
  • καλοήθης, καλοκάγαθος, αγαθόςGreek
  • benignoSpanish
  • béninFrench
  • բարորակArmenian
  • benignoItalian
  • კეთილთვისებიანი, კეთილშობილიGeorgian
  • benigneLatin
  • goedaardigDutch
  • łagodnyPolish
  • benignoPortuguese
  • blând, benignRomanian
  • доброкачественный, добрый, благоприятный, любезный, мягкий, приятныйRussian
  • godartad, benignSwedish
  • 良性Chinese

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