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Another word for philanthropic

  1. Of or concerned with charity

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Another word for philanthropic


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