(noun, adjective)


1. marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare

- released the prisoner for humanitarian reasons

Similar word(s): humane, humanist, humanistic

2. of or relating to or characteristic of humanitarianism

- humanitarian aid


1. someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms

Similar word(s): improver

Definition categories: person, benefactor, helper

2. an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans

Similar word(s): humanist

Definition categories: person, advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent