Antonyms of adj baleful

2 senses of baleful

Sense 1
baleful, baneful -- (deadly or sinister; "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look")

INDIRECT (VIA maleficent) -> beneficent -- (doing or producing good; "the most beneficent regime in history")

Sense 2
baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening -- (threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly")

INDIRECT (VIA alarming) -> unalarming -- (not alarming; assuaging alarm)

Similarity of adj baleful

2 senses of baleful

Sense 1
baleful, baneful -- (deadly or sinister; "the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look")
       => maleficent (vs. beneficent) -- (harmful or evil in intent or effect)

Sense 2
baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening -- (threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation became ugly")
       => alarming (vs. unalarming) -- (frightening because of an awareness of danger)

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