8/12/11

Benignant



Pronounced:
<ba-nig-nant>

My use:
You are a benignant person. You are the kindest manager to all your team members.


Means:
Kind and gracious to those who you lead.

Literary use:
By Longfellow
Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects.


Memory trick:
beni . gnant

beni (reminds of) = beneficial
gnant  (reminds of) giant
beneficial giant


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