Definition of beneficent:
openhearted, attitude, salutary, benignant, philanthropic, help, eleemosynary, good, benign, advantageous, profitable, charitable, toward, favorable, freehearted, kindhearted, sympathetic, useful, beneficial, benefic, large-hearted, good-hearted, helpful, propitious, goodhearted, salutary, gracious, kindly, helpful.
- "White Slavery in the Barbary States", Charles Sumner.
- "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers", Various.
Here is a striking instance of what would look to the average man very like intervention in the domestic politics of another nation- well- meant and, it may be, beneficent intervention- were it not that we are assured on the highest authority that it is nothing of the sort.- "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.