Benign – Gentle and kind. No danger to life or well being
To remember the definition of the word benign, use the following mnemonic:
Be mine (benign) and I'll be kind and gentle.
Examples of benign in a sentence
When the doctor said my tumor was benign, I was so happy.
The medicine is benign in its effects and will cause you no harm.
He was a very benign person, never causing harm to any living creature.