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Adjectives (19)
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benevolent
adj. intending or showing kindness; "a benevolent society"
freehearted, benevolent
adj. generous in providing aid to others
benevolent, good
adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
benevolent, beneficent, gracious
adj. doing or producing good; "the most beneficent regime in history"
beneficent, philanthropic, eleemosynary, benevolent
adj. generous in assistance to the poor; "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"
large-hearted, good-hearted, openhearted, sympathetic, kindly, benevolent, charitable
adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
Fuzzynyms (127)
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selfless, altruistic
adj. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
charitable
adj. full of love and generosity; "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
beneficent, philanthropic, eleemosynary, benevolent
adj. generous in assistance to the poor; "a benevolent contributor"; "eleemosynary relief"; "philanthropic contributions"
magnanimous, large, big
adj. generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
benign
adj. kindness of disposition or manner; "the benign ruler of millions"; "benign intentions"
benignant, benign
adj. pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air"
innocuous
adj. not injurious to physical or mental health
innocent
adj. (used of things) lacking sense or awareness; "fine innocent weather"
merciful
adj. showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"
large-hearted, good-hearted, openhearted, sympathetic, kindly, benevolent, charitable
adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
sympathetic
adj. expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
tender
adj. given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
generous
adj. willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
humane
adj. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
tender, sore, sensitive, raw
adj. hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
concerned, compassionate
adj. showing or having compassion; "heard the soft and compassionate voices of women"
human-centred, human-centered, humanitarian, humanistic, humanist
adj. marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
desirable
adj. worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
congenial
adj. suitable to your needs; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock
pleasing
adj. giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
friendly
adj. characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
helpful
adj. providing assistance or serving a useful function
considerate
adj. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
good, full
adj. having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
kind
adj. having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
nice, decent
adj. socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
salutary, good
adj. tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
helpful
adj. providing assistance or serving a useful function
valuable
adj. having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond"
worthful, valuable
adj. having worth or merit or value; "a valuable friend"; "a good and worthful man"
pitying, compassionate
adj. showing merciful compassion; "sparing the child's mother was a compassionate act"
humane
adj. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
generous
adj. willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
selfless, altruistic
adj. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
freehearted, benevolent
adj. generous in providing aid to others
magnanimous, large, big
adj. generous and understanding and tolerant; "a heart big enough to hold no grudges"; "that's very big of you to be so forgiving"; "a large and generous spirit"; "a large heart"; "magnanimous toward his enemies"
too-generous, unstinting, unstinted, unsparing, overgenerous, munificent, lavish
adj. very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain"
unselfish
adj. disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
non-profit-making, nonprofit
adj. not commercially motivated
free
adj. able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
abundant
adj. present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
rich, plentiful, plenteous, copious, ample
adj. affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"
plentiful, bountiful
adj. producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil"
sumptuous, princely, opulent, luxurious, grand, gilded, deluxe
adj. rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
teeming
adj. abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard"
unselfish
adj. not greedy
human-centred, human-centered, humanitarian, humanistic, humanist
adj. marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"
merciful
adj. showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god"
benevolent, good
adj. showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"
sympathetic
adj. expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
supporting, encouraging
adj. furnishing support and encouragement; "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"
rosy-colored, rose-colored
adj. having a rose color
humane
adj. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
tender, sore, sensitive, raw
adj. hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw"
tender
adj. given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality; "a tender heart"; "a tender smile"; "tender loving care"; "tender memories"; "a tender mother"
lenient
adj. not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"; "an easy penalty"
neighbourly, neighborly
adj. exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
gregarious
adj. (of plants) growing in groups that are close together
gregarious
adj. instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others; "he is a gregarious person who avoids solitude"
kindly
adj. pleasant and agreeable; "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"
sociable
adj. inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious"
warm, tender, lovesome, fond, affectionate
adj. having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace"
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freehanded, openhanded, liberal, giving, handsome, bountiful, bounteous, bighearted, big
adj. given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
too-generous, unstinting, unstinted, unsparing, overgenerous, munificent, lavish
adj. very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain"
unselfish
adj. not greedy
beneficent
adj. doing or producing good; "the most beneficent regime in history"
charitable
adj. full of love and generosity; "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
kind
adj. having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
angelical, sainted, saintly, saintlike, beatific, angelic
adj. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
goody-goody
adj. affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous
saving, redeeming, redemptive
adj. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"
white
adj. benevolent; without malicious intent; "that's white of you"
lenient
adj. not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"; "an easy penalty"
benignant, gracious
adj. characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king"
benign
adj. kindness of disposition or manner; "the benign ruler of millions"; "benign intentions"
kind-hearted, kindhearted
adj. having or proceeding from an innately kind disposition; "a generous and kindhearted teacher"
Antonyms (7)
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scrimy, niggardly, grudging
adj. petty or reluctant in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"
malevolent
adj. wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"
uncharitable
adj. lacking love and generosity; "all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade
evil
adj. morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
uncharitable
adj. lacking love and generosity; "all pious words and uncharitable deeds"- Charles Reade
benevolent
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