benevolentia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bene volō +‎ -entia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

benevolentia f (genitive benevolentiae); first declension

  1. kindness
    Synonyms: indulgentia, pietās, beneficium, cōmitās, benignitās, venia

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative benevolentia benevolentiae
Genitive benevolentiae benevolentiārum
Dative benevolentiae benevolentiīs
Accusative benevolentiam benevolentiās
Ablative benevolentiā benevolentiīs
Vocative benevolentia benevolentiae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • benevolentia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • benevolentia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • benevolentia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be well-disposed towards..: benevolentiam habere erga aliquem
    • to find favour with some one; to get into their good graces: benevolentiam, favorem, voluntatem alicuius sibi conciliare or colligere (ex aliqua re)
    • to show kindness to..: benevolentiam alicui praestare, in aliquem conferre
    • to show kindness to..: benevolentia aliquem complecti or prosequi