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  • as inphilanthropic
  • as inhumanitarian

synonyms for public-spirited

  • altruistic
  • humanitarian
  • patriotic
  • beneficent
  • benevolent
  • benignant
  • big-hearted
  • bountiful
  • contributing
  • donating
  • eleemosynary
  • generous
  • good
  • gracious
  • helpful
  • humane
  • kind
  • kindhearted
  • liberal
  • magnanimous
  • munificent
  • openhanded
  • altruistic
  • charitable
  • humane
  • philanthropic
  • good
  • beneficent
  • benevolent
  • eleemosynary
  • generous
  • idealistic
  • kindly
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antonyms for public-spirited

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  • misanthropic
  • miserly
  • stingy
  • uncharitable
  • inhumane
  • uncharitable
  • unkind
  • unsympathetic
  • egoistic
  • egotistic
  • uncompassionate
  • ungiving
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How to use public-spirited in a sentence

As such it is now presented to the public for whatever meed of praise or censure it is found to deserve.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Many of these have been seen in the Corcoran Art Gallery and in other public exhibitions.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
It will be a busy session; and I want to see if I can't become a useful public man.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I doubt that thirty persons per day are carried into or brought out of it by all public conveyances whatever.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Among the clergy therein he finds no offenses, save that a few have gambled in public; these are promptly disciplined.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The taxes whether public, county, or parish, were payable in tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
After the death of Édouard Manet, she devoted herself to building up an appreciation of his work in the public mind.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
From accounts preserved of the sums expended at sundry public feasts at Coventry (Anno 1452 to 1464) we find that 2s.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO PUBLIC-SPIRITED

  • altruistic
  • beneficent
  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • eleemosynary
  • generous
  • good
  • humane
  • idealistic
  • kindly
  • philanthropic
  • public-spirited
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