Synonyms of humanitarian
1 compassionateDictionary • They will be released as a humanitarian act.
compassionate • My father was a deeply compassionate man.
charitable • He made large donations to numerous charitable organizations.
humane • Their aim is for a more just and humane society.
benevolent • a most benevolent employer
altruistic • motives that are not entirely altruistic
beneficent • In 1909 nuns were running more than 1,000 beneficent institutions.
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altruisticIf your behaviour or motives are altruistic, you show concern for the happiness and welfare of other people rather than for yourself.
• motives that are not entirely altruistic
benefactorA benefactor is a person who helps a person or organization by giving them money.
• In his old age he became a benefactor of the arts.
Thesaurus for humanitarian from the Collins English Thesaurus
having the interests of mankind at heart