Humane vs Benignant - What's the difference?
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Humane is a related term of benignant.
As adjectives the difference between humane and benignant
is that humane
is having or showing concern for the pain or suffering of another; compassionate while benignant
is kind; gracious; favorable.
Having or showing concern for the pain or suffering of another; compassionate.
- It is no longer considered humane to perform vivisection on research animals.
Pertaining to branches of learning concerned with human affairs or the humanities, especially classical literature or rhetoric.
- As methods of execution go, beheading is more humane than drawing and quartering.
- many divine precepts to counterpoise our hearts, special antidotes both in scriptures and humane authors, which who so will observe, shall purchase much ease and quietness unto himself.
* inhuman, inhumane
Kind; gracious; favorable.
* 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1973, p. 417:
- Here Nature appears in her richest attire, and Art, dressed with the modestest simplicity, attends her benignant mistress.