We had heard rumors that fierce Chechens might now come through the “humanitarian corridor.”
Take Angelina Jolie, who had a bad-girl image until she began casting herself as a humanitarian activist.
Friday morning, with a humanitarian mission already underway, the United States began airstrikes on ISIS in northern Iraq.
humanitarian organizations were denied entry to Khuzaa, leaving medics unable to tend the wounded or collect corpses.
The “humanitarian” convoy that has attracted international attention does not appear to have been directly involved.
The only brief I hold is for the democratic and humanitarian ideals of America.
This ambiguity enters into all the phrases which are humanitarian.
Louis, as I was saying, regards the man in the romantic light of a humanitarian monomaniac or a demented food reformer.
She may, if she is a humanitarian, love all mankind; but she does not respect it.
It allows for humanitarian movements as easily as for political corruption.
1794 (n.) in the theological sense "one who affirms the humanity of Christ but denies his pre-existence and divinity," from humanity + suffix from unitarian, etc.; see humanism. Meaning "philanthropist, one who advocates or practices human action to solve social problems" is from 1842, originally disparaging, with a suggestion of excess. As an adjective, by 1834.