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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·nig·nant /-nənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·nig·nant a.  Kind; gracious; favorable. -- Be*nig*nant*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign
             smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of
             pure air" [syn: benign] [ant: malign]
      2: characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a
         king to his subjects; "our benignant king" [syn: gracious]