BENEFFECTANCE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The combination of benevolence and effectiveness. Self-deception enhances their actions so they appear to morally good. See positive illusion. BENEFFECTANCE: "Joe's moral self perception was based on his beneffectance." Related Psychology Terms BENEFECTANCE REPRESSIVE COPING STYLE DECEPTION RESEARCH APPETITIVE STIMULUS DUAL CONSCIOUSNESS, DOUBLE DECEPTION KINESTHETIC AFTEREFFECT (KAEI AUTOKINETIC EFFECT PROOFREADER'S ILLUSION AUBERT PHENOMENON STROBOSCOPIC ILLUSION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BENEFFECTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beneffectance/ (accessed May 27, 2020).