from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Beneficence.
- noun The quality of being beneficial; usefulness; profitableness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality of being beneficial; profitableness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The state or quality of being
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He will hold up to view the nature and extent of the requirements He made of us, their reasonableness and beneficialness we shall all acknowledge.
Suppose, now, we made the willingness of a parent to give up his or her children the measure of his beneficialness to them.
I love the way the press release for the map describes the beneficialness of indie booksellers in London: they "sustain local interests and communities," "develop alternative ways for audiences to participate in a range of cultural activities," and "fill the gaps in the high street."
The New Yorker Macy Halford 2011