Definition of Benign:

  1. Condition, disorder, or growth that is not cancerous or harmful and, therefore, not an immediate cause for concern. Opposite of malignant.

  2. (of a disease) not harmful in effect.

  3. Gentle and kindly.

Synonyms of Benign

Kindly, Kind, Warm-hearted, Good-natured, Friendly, Warm, Affectionate, Agreeable, Amiable, Good-humoured, Genial, Congenial, Cordial, Approachable, Tender, Tender-hearted, Soft-hearted, Gentle, Sympathetic, Compassionate, Caring, Considerate, Thoughtful, Helpful, Well disposed, Obliging, Accommodating, Generous, Big-hearted, Unselfish, Benevolent, Gracious, Liberal, Indulgent, Christian, Christlike, Christly, Accommodating, Affable, Affectionate, Agreeable, Amiable, Amicable, Auspicious, Beneficent, Beneficial, Benevolent, Benignant, Bland, Bracing, Bright, Brotherly, Charitable, Clement, Compassionate, Complaisant, Compliant, Congenial, Constitutional, Cooperative, Cordial, Curable, Decent, Dexter, Fair, Favorable, Favoring, Forbearing, Fortunate, Fraternal, Friendly, Full of promise, Generous, Genial, Gentle, Golden, Good, Good for, Good-hearted, Gracious, Happy, Harmless, Health-enhancing, Health-preserving, Healthful, Healthy, Human, Humane, Hygeian, Hygienic, Indulgent, Innocent, Innocuous, Inoffensive, Invigorating, Kind, Kindhearted, Kindly, Kindly-disposed, Loving, Lucky, Merciful, Mild, Neighborly, Nice, Nonmalignant, Nonpoisonous, Nontoxic, Nonvirulent, Obliging, Of good omen, Of happy portent, Of promise, Overindulgent, Overpermissive, Permissive, Promising, Propitious, Prosperous, Refreshing, Salubrious, Salutary, Sanitary, Softhearted, Sympathetic, Sympathizing, Tender, Tenderhearted, Tonic, Undamaging, Unhurtful, Uninjurious, Unobnoxious, Warm, Warm-hearted, Warmhearted, Well-affected, Well-disposed, Well-intentioned, Well-meaning, Well-meant, White, Wholesome

How to use Benign in a sentence?

  1. His benign but firm manner.
  2. A benign condition.

Meaning of Benign & Benign Definition