Synonyms of humanitarian


1. humanitarian, do-gooder, improver, benefactor, helper

usage: someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms

2. humanist, humanitarian, advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent

usage: an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans


1. human-centered, human-centred, humanist, humanistic, humanitarian, humane (vs. inhumane)

usage: marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare; "a humane physician"; "released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons"; "respect and humanistic regard for all members of our species"

2. humanitarian

usage: of or relating to or characteristic of humanitarianism; "humanitarian aid"

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Definition and meaning of humanitarian (Dictionary)