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Definition of Humanitarian

Humanitarian

  1. Pertaining to humanitarians, or to humanitarianism; as, a humanitarian view of Christ's nature.
  2. Content with right affections and actions toward man; ethical, as distinguished from religious; believing in the perfectibility of man's nature without supernatural aid.
  3. Benevolent; philanthropic.
  4. One who denies the divinity of Christ, and believes him to have been merely human.
  5. One who limits the sphere of duties to human relations and affections, to the exclusion or disparagement of the religious or spiritual.
  6. One who is actively concerned in promoting the welfare of his kind; a philanthropist.

Humanitarian Quotations

He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead.
Voltaire

We need to shift from an economic organizing principle for human civilization, to a humanitarian organizing principle. Making money more important than your own children is a pathological way for an individual to run their affairs, and it's a pathological way for a society to run its affairs.
Marianne Williamson

Forcing people to be generous isn't humanitarian, effective, compassionate or moral. Only acts that are truly voluntary for all concerned can be truly compassionate.
Harry Browne

Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian endeavors to help people.
Howard Zinn

Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.
Billy Joel
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Humanitarian Translations

humanitarian in Spanish is humanitario

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