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Definition of benign:

  1. Exhibiting or manifesting kindness, gentleness, favor, etc.; mild; kindly; salutary; wholesome.
  2. Of a kind or gentle disposition; gracious; generous; favorable; benignant.
  3. Of a mild type or character; as, a benign disease.

Synonyms:

nonmalignant, luck, goodhearted, altruistic, brilliant, benignant, auspicious, attitude, genial, friendly, beneficent, merciful, harmless, gracious, bright, fair, fortunate, propitious, kindhearted, innocuous, kindly.

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