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HUMANITARIANISM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does humanitarianism mean? 

HUMANITARIANISM (noun)
  The noun HUMANITARIANISM has 1 sense:

1. the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare

  Familiarity information: HUMANITARIANISM used as a noun is very rare.


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HUMANITARIANISM (noun)


Sense 1humanitarianism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

humanism; humanitarianism

Hypernyms ("humanitarianism" is a kind of...):

doctrine; ism; philosophical system; philosophy; school of thought (a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school)


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