Industrialist vs Philanthropist - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between industrialist and philanthropist

is that industrialist is a person involved in the ownership or management of an industrial enterprise while philanthropist is a person who loves humankind in general.

industrialist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person involved in the ownership or management of an industrial enterprise.
  • * 2004 , Douglas Pratt, Doug Pratt's DVD
  • Brian Donlevy is a wealthy industrialist who survives an attempted murder when his wife's boyfriend is killed in a car crash.
  • One who performs or enjoys industrial music.
  • * 2013 , S. Alexander Reed, Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music (page 174)
  • Like a lot of second-wave industrialists , Skinny Puppy's attraction to rhythm wasn't consciously political, but based in the pleasure of making and moving to a beat; Key was, after all, a drummer.

    philanthropist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who loves humankind in general.
  • A very generous person or institution.
  • Antonyms

    * misanthropist

    See also

    * altruist * altruism (strong like of human race) * misanthropy (hatred of human race) * misanthropic * misanthropist * misandry (hatred of males) * misogyny (hatred of females) * philanthropy * philanthropic (loving human race) * philandry (love of males) * philogyny (love of females)