Benevolence vs Veneration - What's the difference?

benevolence | veneration |


As nouns the difference between benevolence and veneration

is that benevolence is benevolence while veneration is veneration.

benevolence

English

Noun

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

    * benevolent

    References

    veneration

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of venerating or the state of being venerated.
  • (senseid)Profound reverence, respect or awe.
  • * 1848 , , Vanity Fair , Bradbury and Evans, page 2:
  • In Miss Jemima's eyes an autograph letter of her sister, Miss Pinkerton, was an object of as deep veneration as would have been a letter from a sovereign.
  • Religious zeal, idolatry or devotion.
  • Anagrams

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