Part of speech:
The definition of patriotic refers to showing or having great pride and love of one's country.
The definition of benevolent is enjoying helping others or someone whose primary characteristic is being warm or friendly.
Of, for, or concerned with charity:
Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
Provided in abundance; plentiful
Noble in mind; esp., generous in overlooking injury or insult; rising above pettiness or meanness
Very generous in giving
Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity.
Providing assistance; useful.
Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
Having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly
Having, showing, or actively carrying out one's concern for the condition and affairs of one's community; public-spirited
Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.
Not seeking to produce a profit (a financial gain).
Lacking in feeling or compassion; pitiless and cold.
Having regard for oneself above others' well-being.
Unfair or unkind:
Stinging or capable of stinging
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; avaricious or penurious.
Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.
Of or concerned with charity
- Altruistic implies a putting of the welfare of others before one's own interests and therefore stresses freedom from selfishness
- Charitable usually implies the giving of money or other help to those in need
- Humanitarian implies more direct concern with promoting the welfare of humanity, esp. through reducing pain and suffering
- Philanthropic implies interest in the general human welfare, esp. as shown in large-scale gifts to charities or the endowment of institutions for human advancement
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