Complete Definition of "benign"

English

Pronunciation
IPA: /bɪËnaɪn/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. kind|Kind; gentle; mild.
  2. medicine Not pose|posing any serious threat to health; not particularly aggressive or recurrent.

Antonyms
malignant

Translations
trans-top|kind, gentle, mild
German: freundlich, gütig, liebevoll
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trans-top|(medicine) not posing any serious threat to health
German: gutartig
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ttbc|French: bienvaillant
ttbc|Ido: benigna
ttbc|Swedish: godartad
ttbc|Romanian: benign

Derived terms
benignly
benignant
benignity
benign neglect
benign tumor

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