PhilanthropinismPhil`an*throp"i*nism\, n. A system of education on so-called natural principles, attempted in Germany in the last century by Basedow, of Dessau.
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|