Synonyms of benevolent in English:

benevolent


See definition of benevolent

adjective

1‘they thought him a benevolent and conscientious guardian’

SYNONYMS

kind, kindly, kind-hearted, warm-hearted, tender-hearted, big-hearted, good-natured, good, gracious, tolerant, benign, compassionate, caring, sympathetic, considerate, thoughtful, well meaning, obliging, accommodating, helpful, decent, neighbourly, public-spirited, charitable, altruistic, humane, humanitarian, philanthropic

generous, magnanimous, munificent, unselfish, ungrudging, unstinting, open-handed, free-handed, free, liberal, lavish, bountiful, beneficent, indulgent

literary bounteous

rare benignant

ANTONYMS

unkind, tight-fisted

2‘a benevolent institution for the aged and infirm’

SYNONYMS

charitable, non-profit-making, non-profit, not-for-profit

historical almsgiving

rare eleemosynary