Definition of benignity:
munificence, goodwill, graciousness, almsgiving, kind-heartedness, altruism, generosity, unselfishness, kindliness, kindness, kind, sympathy, benefaction, grace, bounty, attitude, philanthropy, charitableness, beneficence, oblation, give, kindheartedness, office, benignancy, good-will, forgivingness, humanity, favor.
- goodness (part of speech: noun)
mildness (part of speech: noun)
By the help of dear friendly illusion, we are able to dream that we are charming and our faces wear a becoming air of self- possession; we are able to dream that other men admire our talents- and our benignity is undisturbed; we are able to dream that we are doing much good- and we do a little.- "Scenes of Clerical Life", George Eliot.
- "Jane Talbot", Charles Brockden Brown.
- "Franklin Kane", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.