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From Latin bonus (good) + -form.


  • IPA(key): /ˈbɒnɪfɔː(ɹ)m/


boniform (comparative more boniform, superlative most boniform)

  1. Sensitive or responsive to moral excellence.
    • 1667, Henry More, Enchiridion Ethicum
      Happiness is not barely to be placed in the Intellect; but her proper Seat must be called the Boniform Faculty of the Soul []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for boniform in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)