Benevolent vs Miserly - What's the difference?

benevolent | miserly |


As adjectives the difference between benevolent and miserly

is that benevolent is having a disposition to do good while miserly is like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money.

benevolent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having a disposition to do good.
  • Chinese and Eastern mythologies describe dragons as benevolent .
  • Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
  • altruistic, charitable, good, just and fair.
  • generous.
  • Antonyms

    * malevolent

    See also

    * benevolence * benevolently * benevolentness

    miserly

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money
  • Synonyms

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