As adjectives the difference between beneficent and benevolent
is that beneficent
is given to acts that are kind, charitable, philanthropic or beneficial while benevolent
is having a disposition to do good.
Given to acts that are kind, charitable, philanthropic or beneficial.
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 .