VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

III. SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS

2. Diffusive Sympathetic Affections

Philanthropy.

[Antonyms: misanthropy.]

[Nouns] philanthropy, humanity, humanitarianism, universal benevolence; endaemonism, deliciae humani generis; cosmopolitanism utilitarianism, the greatest happiness of the greatest number, social science, sociology

common weal; socialism, communism, Fourierism, phalansterianism, Saint Simonianism.

patriotism, civism, nationality, love of country, amor patriae, public spirit.

chivalry, knight errantry; generosity [more].

philanthropist, endaemonist, utilitarian, Benthamite, socialist, communist, cosmopolite, citizen of the world, amicus humani generis; knight errant; patriot.

[Adjectives] philanthropic, humanitarian, utilitarian, cosmopolitan; public-spirited, patriotic; humane, large-hearted (benevolent) [more]; chivalric; generous [more].

[Adverbs] pro bono publico, pro aris et focis [Cicero].

[Phrases] humani nihil a me alienum puto [Terence]; omne solum forti patria [Ovid]; un bien fait n'est jamais perdu.

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