humanitarianism

  • 1 Humanitarianism — is an active belief in humanism (the idea of the value of human life) whereby humans practice benevolent treatment and provide assistance to other humans, in order to better humanity for both moral and logical reasons. It is the philosophical… …

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  • 2 Humanitarianism — Hu*man i*ta ri*an*ism, n. 1. (Theol. & Ch. Hist.) The distinctive tenet of the humanitarians in denying the divinity of Christ; also, the whole system of doctrine based upon this view of Christ. [1913 Webster] 2. (Philos.) The doctrine that man s …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 humanitarianism — index aid (subsistence), charity, help, philanthropy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 humanitarianism — by 1794 as a Christian theological position, from HUMANITARIAN (Cf. humanitarian) + ISM (Cf. ism). Sense related to ethical benevolence attested by 1838 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 humanitarianism — [hyo͞o man΄ə ter′ē əniz΄əm, yo͞o man΄ə ter′ē əniz΄əm] n. 1. the beliefs or actions of a HUMANITARIAN (sense 1) 2. Ethics a) the doctrine that humanity s chief or only obligations are to its temporal welfare b) the doctrine that a human being is… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 humanitarianism — [[t]hjuːmæ̱nɪte͟əriənɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Humanitarianism is humanitarian ideas or actions …

    English dictionary

  • 7 humanitarianism — humanitarian ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare. ► NOUN ▪ a humanitarian person. DERIVATIVES humanitarianism noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 humanitarianism — noun see humanitarian …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 humanitarianism — humanitarianist, n. /hyooh man i tair ee euh niz euhm/ or, often, /yooh /, n. 1. humanitarian principles or practices. 2. Ethics. a. the doctrine that humanity s obligations are concerned wholly with the welfare of the human race. b. the doctrine …

    Universalium

  • 10 humanitarianism — noun Humanitarian philosophy or practice …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 humanitarianism — Synonyms and related words: BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, agape, altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, bigheartedness, brotherly love, caritas, charitableness, charity, do goodism,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 humanitarianism — doctrine that the highest moral obligation is to improve human welfare Philosophical Isms …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 13 humanitarianism — hu·man·i·tar·i·an·ism || hjuː‚mænɪ teÉ™rɪənɪzÉ™m n. ethical doctrine which advocates the improvement and welfare of humankind, philanthropy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 humanitarianism — hu·man·i·tar·i·an·ism …

    English syllables

  • 15 humanitarianism — See: humanitarian …

    English dictionary

  • 16 humanitarianism — hu•man•i•tar•i•an•ism [[t]hyuˌmæn ɪˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm[/t]] often [[t]yu [/t]] n. 1) humanitarian principles or practices 2) pho a) the ethical doctrine that humanity s obligations are concerned wholly with the welfare of the human race b) the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 humanitarianism — /hjumænəˈtɛəriənɪzəm/ (say hyoohmanuh tairreeuhnizuhm) noun 1. humanitarian principles or practices; comprehensive philanthropy. 2. Ethics a. the doctrine that a person s obligations are concerned wholly with the welfare of humankind. b. the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 humanitarianism — noun the doctrine that people s duty is to promote human welfare • Syn: ↑humanism • Derivationally related forms: ↑humanistic (for: ↑humanism), ↑humanist (for: ↑humanism), ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Economic humanitarianism (Raëlianism) — [ 178px|thumb|The book cover of Rael s book Geniocracy (republished in 2004 by the Raelian Foundation.] Economic Humanitarianism is a collection of economic ideas which, according its maker Claude Vorilhon, is designed to complement… …

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  • 20 Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism — The Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism is a prize given to people who made exemplary contributions to humanity and the environment. The goal of the prize is to advance the cause of humanitarianism. The prize was established in 1986 by… …

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