Associations to the word «Humanitarian»


HUMANITARIAN, adjective. Concerned with people's welfare, and the alleviation of suffering; humane or compassionate.
HUMANITARIAN, noun. A person with such concerns; a philanthropist or do-gooder.
HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION, noun. Deployment of army personnel for humanitarian motivated goals.
HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTIONS, noun. Plural of humanitarian intervention

Dictionary definition

HUMANITARIAN, noun. Someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms.
HUMANITARIAN, noun. An advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans.
HUMANITARIAN, adjective. 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".
HUMANITARIAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of humanitarianism; "humanitarian aid".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats