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benignant

be·nig·nant

benignant

 
pronunciation:
b nIg nnt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: kind and gracious, as to one's inferiors.
antonyms:
malignant
definition 2: beneficial.
antonyms:
harmful
similar words:
beneficial
definition 3: in pathology, not malignant; benign.
antonyms:
malignant
derivations: benignantly (adv.), benignancy (n.)