Beneficialness Ben`e*fi"cial*ness, n. The quality of being beneficial; profitableness. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • beneficialness — noun see beneficial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beneficialness — See beneficially. * * * …   Universalium

  • beneficialness — noun The state or quality of being beneficial …   Wiktionary

  • beneficialness — n. goodness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beneficialness — ben·e·fi·cial·ness …   English syllables

  • beneficialness — shəlnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being beneficial …   Useful english dictionary

  • beneficial — adjective Etymology: Latin beneficium favor, benefit Date: 15th century 1. conferring benefits ; conducive to personal or social well being 2. receiving or entitling one to receive advantage, use, or benefit < a beneficial legacy > • beneficially …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beneficial — beneficially, adv. beneficialness, n. /ben euh fish euhl/, adj. 1. conferring benefit; advantageous; helpful: the beneficial effect of sunshine. 2. Law. a. helpful in the meeting of needs: a beneficial association. b. involving the personal… …   Universalium

  • advantage — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, account, advance, advancement, advantageously, advantageousness, advisability, allowance, amenity, answer, appliance, applicability, appropriateness, appurtenance, ascendancy, asset, avail, be handy, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • benevolence — Synonyms and related words: BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, accommodatingness, act of grace, act of kindness, advantageousness, affability, agape, agreeableness, altruism, amiability, amity, auspiciousness, benefaction,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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