Benevolence vs Memorial - What's the difference?

benevolence | memorial |

As nouns the difference between benevolence and memorial

is that benevolence is benevolence while memorial is memorial.




  • (uncountable) disposition to do good
  • (uncountable) charitable kindness
  • (countable) an altruistic gift or act
  • Derived terms

    * benevolent




    (en noun)
  • A structure, such as a monument, intended to celebrate the memory of a person or event
  • A service of remembrance or commemoration
  • (legal) a statement of facts set out in the form of a petition to a person in authority, a court or tribunal, a government, etc .
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Serving as a remembrance of someone or something; commemorative.
  • a memorial building
  • * Alexander Pope
  • There high in air, memorial of my name, / Fix the smooth oar, and bid me live to fame.
  • Contained in the memory.
  • a memorial possession
  • Mnemonic; assisting the memory.
  • * Skeat
  • This succession of Aspirate, Soft, and Hard, may be expressed by the memorial word ASH.