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.


© Webster 1913.

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