noun, plural be·nig·ni·ties.
- benign prostatic hyperplasia,
- benign tumor,
- benin city,
- benin, bight of,
Origin of benignity
Examples from the Web for benignity
And so, in his benignity, as in his rectitude and lowliness and purity, he stood in this address attired in Godly piety.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;|Clark S. Beardslee
The cardinal's smile had changed from one of benignity to one of guile.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series|Rafael Sabatini
Every pause of their cruelty they considered as a return of their natural sentiments of benignity and justice.
Then there's Jenkins, why here's a way provided, through the benignity and ubiquity of the law—for at once satisfying this debt.The Frontiersmen|Gustave Aimard
He swore, and his benignity was eclipsed by wrathful memory.The Snare|Rafael Sabatini
noun plural -ties
late 14c., from Old French benignité "goodness, kindness" (12c.), from Latin benignitatem (nominative benignitas), from benignus "kindly, kindhearted" (see benign).