Synonyms of benign in English:

benign


See definition of benign

adjective

1‘he adopted a benign grandfatherly role’

SYNONYMS
kindly, kind, warm-hearted, good-natured, friendly, warm, affectionate, agreeable, amiable, good-humoured, genial, congenial, cordial, approachable, tender, tender-hearted, soft-hearted, gentle, sympathetic, compassionate, caring, considerate, thoughtful, helpful, well disposed, obliging, accommodating, generous, big-hearted, unselfish, benevolent, gracious, liberal, indulgent
rare benignant
ANTONYMS

unfriendly, hostile

2‘the climate becomes more benign nearer to the Black Sea’

SYNONYMS
temperate, mild, gentle, clement, calm, balmy, pleasant, agreeable, soft, soothing, refreshing
healthy, health-giving, wholesome, salubrious
ANTONYMS

harsh, unhealthy

3‘the lizard has a chance of survival if its environment is benign’

SYNONYMS
favourable, advantageous, beneficial
helpful, propitious, auspicious, lucky, opportune, fortunate, providential, encouraging, benevolent, conducive
right, good
ANTONYMS

unfavourable

4‘he had surgery to remove a benign tumour’

SYNONYMS
harmless, non-malignant, non-cancerous, non-dangerous, innocent
curable, remediable, treatable, removable
technical benignant
ANTONYMS

malignant