Origin of philanthropic
Examples from the Web for philanthropical
It is not she who desires it, but her philanthropical philosophical friends who desire it for her.North America, Volume I (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
I live thus because I like it, and not from any philosophical or philanthropical standpoint.At Large|Arthur Christopher Benson
Fairly emancipated from selfishness, and pledged to the species, I now quitted England on a tour of philanthropical inspection.The Monikins|J. Fenimore Cooper
It cut short his philanthropical labours, but it drew him back into that current of active work for which he was already pining.The Life of Gordon, Volume I|Demetrius Charles Boulger
Modern innovators write unctuous theories, long drawn, and nebulous or philanthropical romances; but the thief acts.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac
1789, from French philanthropique (18c.), from Greek philanthropikos (adj.), from philanthropia "humanity, benevolence, kindliness" (see philanthropy). Related: Philanthropical; philanthropically (1787).