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1. humanitarian

adjective. ['ˌhjuːˌmænəˈtɛriːən, ˌjuːˌmænəˈtɛriːən'] marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare.

Synonyms

  • humane
  • human-centered
  • humanist
  • humanistic

Antonyms

  • uncompassionate
  • nonhuman
  • noncivilized
  • inhumaneness

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Example sentences of the word humanitarian


1. Adjective
Donating a car to charity may seem like a safe humanitarian act.

Quotes containing the word humanitarian


1. As I prepare for my second term as Secretary-General, I am thinking hard about how we can meet the expectations of the millions of people who see the U.N.'s blue flag as a banner of hope. We have to continue our life-saving work in peacekeeping, human rights, development and humanitarian relief.
- Ban Ki-moon

2. Science is essentially an anarchic enterprise: theoretical anarchism is more humanitarian and more likely to encourage progress than its law-and-order alternatives.
- Paul Karl Feyerabend, Against Method: Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge

2. humanitarian

noun. ['ˌhjuːˌmænəˈtɛriːən, ˌjuːˌmænəˈtɛriːən'] an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.

Synonyms

  • exponent
  • humanist
  • advocator
  • advocate

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan
  • captor
  • bad person
  • nonworker

3. humanitarian

noun. ['ˌhjuːˌmænəˈtɛriːən, ˌjuːˌmænəˈtɛriːən'] someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms.

Synonyms

  • helper
  • improver
  • do-gooder

Antonyms

  • roughshod
  • fell
  • painful
  • cruel
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