Benevolence in a sentence

Definition of Benevolence

(uncountable) Disposition to do good. | (uncountable) Charitable kindness. | (countable) An altruistic gift or act.

Short Example Sentence for Benevolence

  • 1. He beamed again with benevolence as he pledged the judge.
  • 2. Mutual benevolence is organized for greater effectiveness.
  • 3. All the benevolence of his manly nature was called forth.
  • 4. Under the third head, place all that is spent for benevolence and religion.
  • 5. In her his spirit must survive, his benevolence still be operative.
  • 6. Both the law of benevolence and the Christian law of love demand this.
  • 7. Self-denying benevolence of Christ's, 169.
  • 8. Her great act of benevolence was her protection of Port-Royal.

How to use Benevolence in a Sentence?

  • 1. This benevolence is the third form in which we have already seen what is called love.
  • 2. A certain rude benevolence of public intention is equally characteristic of the liquor trade.
  • 3. If he had, it would tax his divine benevolence to see that he forbore to pursue it.
  • 4. It was to him a fair and mysterious visitant, who came in pure benevolence to cheer his solitude.
  • 5. Next after this, comes intellectual improvement; and, last of all, benevolence and religion.
  • 6. This will is Infinite Benevolence and Beneficence revealed in the self-sacrifice of Jesus.
  • 7. Gerald was in general touched to benevolence at sight of a poor devil elated by his little draught of success.
  • 8. They were much delighted by the graciousness and benevolence of the king, and took up their quarters in the island.
  • 9. Her home was always a delightful retreat for the ministers of the gospel and those who represented worthy causes of benevolence and charity.
  • 10. Her responsibility, in reference to the institutions of benevolence and religion, is deeply realized.
  • 11. This must be done very cautiously, and the expansion of benevolence by no means hurried or made a task of.
  • 12. His tone was grim; the usual indifferent benevolence of demeanor toward a townsman was conspicuously absent.
  • 13. Hattie opened her eyes wide at this discovery, though now she realized that echoes of a like benevolence had reached her ears before.
  • 14. In regard to the great deficiencies of domestics, in qualifications for their duties, much patience and benevolence are required.
  • 15. Man must be made acquainted with his own nature before God's benevolence can be realized.
  • 16. The fire of benevolence and sympathy warmed every vein, and a new life animated every nerve within me.
  • 17. Those, who never have had such habits formed in youth, are under disadvantages, which no benevolence of temper can remedy.
  • 18. Excommunication among the Indian professors of transcendental benevolence meant social death and inconceivable cruelty.
  • 19. His manner was, or appeared to me, most fascinating; there was a mingled kindness and courtesy in it which seemed to speak benevolence itself.
  • 20. Yet between pride and benevolence Eleanor's ride was likely to be scarce a pleasant one.
  • 21. When the second shall have received its accomplishment, I beg you will show your benevolence to me and my people.
  • 22. Where in such pietism do we find the universality of obligation involved in the ethical law of benevolence or in the Christian law of love?
  • 23. Such feeble sentiments as mercy, benevolence and effusive love, scarcely find place in this conception of the source of universal order.
  • 24. I do hope the reign of benevolence is over; until that event occurs I am sure the reign of God will be impossible.
  • 25. Most smiles express either benevolence or gaiety; but Mrs Boswell's did neither.
  • 26. They should be taught to regard it, as their manual of piety, justice, veracity, chastity, temperance, benevolence and of all excellent virtues.
  • 27. If her face had not been held together by a certain shrewd benevolence which was spread all over it, she would have been a singularly forbidding-looking woman.
  • 28. He was a most markedly benevolent-looking old man, and had about him that copious halo of hair with which benevolence seems to delight to surround itself.
  • 29. Universal benevolence you are always to inculcate, and by the regularity of your own behavior afford the best example for the conduct of others less informed.
  • 30. Sophy would not bow her head to Mrs. Smilker, nor longer eat the bread of benevolence embittered by servitude.
  • 31. The millions of money which have been poured into its treasury, mostly from the private benevolence of our own citizens, is the crown of glory for that institution.
  • 32. We shock the coarse, vulgar prejudices of the rabble, while the disinterested benevolence we profess is to them an enigma to be solved only by the imputation of fanaticism.