Synonyms and Antonyms of charitable
1 having or showing a concern for the welfare of others a charitable couple who have donated a sizable chunk of their fortune to the local university Synonyms of charitable altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, do-good, eleemosynary, good, humanitarian, philanthropic (also philanthropical) Words Related to charitable selfless, self-sacrificing; bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, free, freehanded, generous, greathearted, handsome, liberal, magnanimous, munificent, openhanded, openhearted, unselfish, unsparing; compassionate, humane, kind, kindhearted; social-minded Near Antonyms of charitable self-indulgent, self-seeking; cheap, closefisted, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, stingy, tight, tightfisted; hard-hearted, pitiless, unfeeling; self-obsessed Antonyms of charitable self-centered, self-concerned, selfish
2 giving or sharing in abundance and without hesitation a charitable woman who helped everyone who needed it Synonyms of charitable bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, generous, free, freehanded, freehearted, fulsome, liberal, munificent, open, openhanded, unselfish, unsparing, unstintingWords Related to charitable extravagant, handsome, lavish, overgenerous, profuse; altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, hospitable, humanitarian, philanthropic (also philanthropical); big, greathearted, largehearted, magnanimous, openhearted; compassionate, good-hearted, kind, kindly, samaritan, sympatheticNear Antonyms of charitable mean, petty, small; frugal, spare, sparing, thrifty; chary, stinting; acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting, covetous, desirous, grasping, hoggish, itchy, mercenary, rapacious; begrudging, envious, grudging, resentfulAntonyms of charitable cheap, close, closefisted, costive, illiberal [archaic], mingy, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, selfish, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfisted, uncharitable, ungenerous
3 tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others her best friend, who was inclined towards a more charitable interpretation of her actions, let it pass Synonyms of charitable indulgent, clement, easy, softWords Related to charitable accommodating, acquiescent, amenable, obliging; easygoing, laid-back, undemandingNear Antonyms of charitable demanding; uncharitable, unforgiving; inflexible, intolerant, unbending, uncompromising, unyieldingAntonyms of charitable hard, harsh, severe, stern, strict
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