benignement (c.1184)

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benignement (c.1184)

[ FEW: *1,325a benignus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,315c benignement; TL: 1,921 benigne (benignement); DEAF:  benigne (benignement); DMF:  bénignement; TLF:  bénignement; OED:  benign(e)li adv.; MED:  benignly adv.; DMLBS: 193a benigne /193a benigniter ]
benignemennt,  benygment benygnement  124.32  

adv.

1graciously, benignly
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Les oblés [...] offri, E prea ententivement Ke les receust benignement  12198
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  yl avoit especial maundement a touz ces subgitz a [...] benignemennt receivre moy et ma compaignie  198
( 1361 )  que noz ditz messagez veuliez benignement oir et favorablement expedier de ce q’ils vous requerront de par nous  10.6
( a.1399 )  le pape luy resceut benignement et mesme le jour luy fist maunger ovesqe luy  57.33
2meekly, without complaint
( c.1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ma volenté serreit e mun talent De suffrir la mort benignement Pur vostre amur  983
( c.1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  la seinte gent Ki se peinent benignement De Deu servir  1493
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