As adjectives the difference between benevolent and avaricious
is that benevolent
is having a disposition to do good while avaricious
is actuated]] by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain; immoderately desirous of [[accumulate|accumulating property.
Having a disposition to do good.
Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
altruistic, charitable, good, just and fair.
- Chinese and Eastern mythologies describe dragons as benevolent .
* avaritious (obsolete)
Actuated]] by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain; immoderately desirous of [[accumulate, accumulating property.
* Robert Montgomery Bird (1806-1854)
- In a word, he was called a hard, avaricious , rapacious man, whose chief business was to enrich himself...
* See also