philodemic

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philodemic

Pronunciation /ˌfɪlə(ʊ)ˈdɛmɪk/
adjective
US
Characterized by concern for ordinary people; originally and chiefly in the name of the debating society of Georgetown University, D.C.

Origin
Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek ϕιλόδημος friend of the commons (from ϕιλο- + δῆμος the people) + -ic.

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Perhaps it is just academic
To be a person, philodemic.
But it makes sense, I’d like to say
To care for others in work or play.

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