Philanthropic synonyms

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The definition of patriotic refers to showing or having great pride and love of one's country.
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The definition of benevolent is enjoying helping others or someone whose primary characteristic is being warm or friendly.
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Of, for, or concerned with charity:
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Of or motivated by altruism; unselfish
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Having personal motivation toward the betterment of the public.
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Ample, abundant; generous in quantity.
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Provided in abundance; plentiful
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Noble in mind; esp., generous in overlooking injury or insult; rising above pettiness or meanness
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Willing to give and share unsparingly; showing a readiness to give more (especially money) than is expected or needed. [from 17th c.]
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Very generous in giving
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Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity.
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Providing assistance; useful.
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Having what are considered the best qualities of human beings; kind, tender, merciful, sympathetic, etc.
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Agreeable; pleasant:
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Having or resulting from a kind heart; sympathetic; kindly
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Having the tendency to give; generous
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Having, showing, or actively carrying out one's concern for the condition and affairs of one's community; public-spirited
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(Of a punch etc) Done with an open hand rather than a fist
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Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.
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Not seeking to produce a profit (a financial gain).
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Hating or disliking mankind.
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Lacking in feeling or compassion; pitiless and cold.
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Having regard for oneself above others' well-being.
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Mild, gentle, forgiving
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Unfair or unkind:
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Stinging or capable of stinging
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; avaricious or penurious.
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Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.
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Of or concerned with charity
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Synonym Study

  • 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
Find another word for philanthropic. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for philanthropic, like: patriotic, benevolent, charitable, altruistic, public-spirited, liberal, bountiful, magnanimous, generous, munificent and beneficent.