Antonyms of adj benignant

2 senses of benignant

Sense 1
benign (vs. malign), benignant -- (pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air")


Sense 2
benignant, gracious -- (characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king")

INDIRECT (VIA kind) -> unkind -- (lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all")

Similarity of adj benignant

2 senses of benignant

Sense 1
benign (vs. malign), benignant -- (pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air")
       => kindly -- (pleasant and agreeable; "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze")
          Also See-> harmless#1; kind#1

Sense 2
benignant, gracious -- (characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king")
       => kind (vs. unkind) -- (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter")

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