humanitarianism

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humanitarianism

[hyoo-man-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm or, often, yoo-]
noun
1.
humanitarian principles or practices.
2.
Ethics.
a.
the doctrine that humanity's obligations are concerned wholly with the welfare of the human race.
b.
the doctrine that humankind may become perfect without divine aid.
3.
Theology. the doctrine that Jesus Christ possessed a human nature only.

Origin:
1825–35; humanitarian + -ism

humanitarianist, noun
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humanitarianism (hjuːˌmænɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
1.  humanitarian principles
2.  ethics
 a.  the doctrine that man's duty is to strive to promote the welfare of mankind
 b.  the doctrine that man can achieve perfection through his own resources
3.  theol the belief that Jesus Christ was only a mortal man
 
humanitarianist
 
n

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Racism is not involved, nor are there issues that concern humanitarianism.
On one hand, basic humanitarianism demands that hunger elsewhere cannot be simply ignored.
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