Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as philanthropic.
- adj. Of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy; loving or helping mankind; as, a philanthropic enterprise.
“Louis-Napoleon; he took seriously the socialist writings of the prisoner of Ham, and his "philanthropical" and "republican" programmes: on the 10th of December there were many such honest dupes; they are now the most indignant.”
“It had coasted along for nearly thirty years as an upmarket, vaguely philanthropical, increasingly ailing travel monthly, kept afloat recently by advertisements for Oriental holidays and luxury cruises.”
“But how can a woman who opens up a school for girls in Africa, tries her luck at a vegan diet, and even launched a (failed) philanthropical reality TV show, flaunt the benefits of owning a private jet?”
“In addition, he has many commitments to philanthropical and other organizations, many of which are overseas.”
“Bruce Wayne could do more to help Gotham if he stopped wasting time in the Batman suit and focused on deploying his business and philanthropical assets more effectively.”
“What makes this particularly sickening is the amount of money Juilliard needs to continue the program as it has been for some 20 years: $400,000, which is chump change in the philanthropical world.”
“I'll tell you what bothers me is someday there's gonna be some legitimate Burkina Faso-an entrepreneur who's simply in need of a small cash infusion to start-up a philanthropical venture, but jerks like Mr. Kajome are going to cause him to not be taken seriously.”
“American Jews are well-known for our proclivities for philanthropical activities.”
“The revamp as I understand it, sponsored by a private philanthropical organization is a great success, the place looks great.”
“There is no reason for me to think I should have free access to anything in life that other people are paying for - save great philanthropical projects like the Guggenheims in NYC and Barcelona.”
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