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Synonyms for humanitarian

Noun

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

Adjective

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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