Definition of Philanthropical

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise. ¹



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Definition of Philanthropical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philanthropical

philanderesses
philandering
philanderings
philanderous
philanders
philandry
philanthrocapitalism
philanthrocapitalist
philanthrocapitalists
philanthrope
philanthropes
philanthropic
philanthropic foundation
philanthropic gift
philanthropic hospital
philanthropical (current term)
philanthropically
philanthropies
philanthropinism
philanthropinist
philanthropinists
philanthropist
philanthropistic
philanthropists
philanthropoid
philanthropoids
philanthropy
philatelic
philatelic forgeries
philatelic forgery

Literary usage of Philanthropical

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1. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"religious inequality, the dream of a universal religion, or its absence, a philanthropical tendency to diminish the possibility of war, ..."

2. Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home by Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1841)
"... and on the same morning a philanthropical phrenologist endeavoured to show me how, if his theory were established, the world would soon become healthy, ..."

3. Life in the English Church (1660-1714) by John Henry Overton (1885)
"CHAPTER V. RELIGIOUS AND philanthropical SOCIETIES. AN important feature in the Church life of the period, and a sure symptom of its vigour, may be found in ..."

4. Life and Letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, First Earl of Minto, from 1751 to by Gilbert Elliot Minto (1874)
"But this being rather a melancholy thought and not very philanthropical, we shall dismiss it with your good leave.' Bonn was the furthest point of their ..."

5. Manual of Sacred History: A Guide to the Understanding of the Divine Plan of by Johann Heinrich Kurtz, Charles Frederick Schaeffer, 1807-1879 (1856)
"B. The Ethical and philanthropical (Humane) Features of the Law. Israel was pre-eminently distinguished from all the nations of antiquity by being invested ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The foundation of philanthropical institutions was one of the results of ... Here philanthropical institutions seem to have been unknown until toward the ..."

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