What does the word beneficence mean?

Usage examples for beneficence

  1. In fact, beneficence has come to be recognized as an important duty of the very wealthy; and churches, schools, hospitals, and the like bear witness everywhere to the benevolence of wealthy men. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  2. His factory village was indeed a light to the world, that gave the nations a great lesson in practical beneficence; and shines still amid the darkness of money- making selfishness and industrial misery. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  3. I performed deeds of beneficence towards the gods as well as towards men; I had no property that belonged to the people. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge

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