Benign

Definition of Benign

Be`nign´
a.1.Of a kind or gentle disposition; gracious; generous; favorable; benignant.
Creator bounteous and benign.
- Milton.
2.Exhibiting or manifesting kindness, gentleness, favor, etc.; mild; kindly; salutary; wholesome.
Kind influences and benign aspects.
- South.
3.Of a mild type or character; as, a benign disease.

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