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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Humanitarianism  \Hu*man`i*ta"ri*an*ism\,  n. 
  1.  (Theol.  &  Ch  Hist.)  The  distinctive  tenet  of  the 
  humanitarians  in  denying  the  divinity  of  Christ;  also  the 
  whole  system  of  doctrine  based  upon  this  view  of  Christ. 
 
  2.  (Philos.)  The  doctrine  that  man's  obligations  are  limited 
  to  and  dependent  alone  upon  man  and  the  human  relations. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  humanitarianism 
  n  :  the  doctrine  that  people's  duty  is  to  promote  human  welfare 
  [syn:  {humanism}] 




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