Associations to the word «Benign»

Wiktionary

BENIGN, adjective. Kind; gentle; mild.
BENIGN, adjective. (medicine) Not posing any serious threat to health; not particularly aggressive or recurrent.
BENIGN NEGLECT, noun. (set phrase) (often politics or public policy) A policy or strategy of deliberately taking no action concerning an issue, challenging situation, or other problem in the belief that this course will ultimately result in the best outcome possible.
BENIGN TUMOR, noun. A tumor which can usually be removed without serious complications and will not be fatal to the patient.
BENIGN TUMORS, noun. Plural of benign tumor

Dictionary definition

BENIGN, adjective. Not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor).
BENIGN, adjective. Pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; "a benign smile"; "the benign sky"; "the benign influence of pure air".
BENIGN, adjective. Kindness of disposition or manner; "the benign ruler of millions"; "benign intentions".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley