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Someone who is kind, generous or helpful - thesaurus

Synonyms

saint

noun

someone who is very kind, patient, and helpful

treasure

noun

informal someone who is very helpful and kind

angel

noun

mainly spoken a very kind person

star

noun

informal someone who does something kind and helpful

savior

noun

a person who saves someone or something from trouble or danger

Samaritan

noun

someone who is willing to help you when you are in trouble

fairy godmother

noun

a woman who likes helping people

mensch

noun

Americanspoken someone who is good, kind, and generous

dear

noun

someone who is nice, generous, and helpful to others

darling

noun

someone who is very kind

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a good egg

a good or reliable person

a knight in shining armor

a man who helps someone, especially a woman, who is sad or in trouble

a knight in shining armor

a person or company that provides money to help a business that is in trouble

a sympathetic ear

someone who is willing to listen to someone else’s problems

bleeding heart

noun

someone who shows too much sympathy for people with social or financial problems, in a way that you think is annoying and not practical

diamond in the rough

someone who has a rough or rude way of behaving but is really kind or loyal

diplomat

noun

someone who is good at dealing with people in a sensitive way that does not upset or offend them

do-gooder

noun

someone who always tries to help people, especially people who are poor or in trouble. This word is used as a criticism, to suggest that their help is unnecessary or inappropriate.

doll

noun

Americaninformal a nice person

Florence Nightingale

noun

a woman who is very kind to someone who is sick

gem

noun

someone who is special in some way, especially because they are useful or helpful

Good Samaritan

noun

a person who helps someone they do not know who is in trouble

Johnny-on-the-spot

noun

Americaninformal someone who is always ready and eager to help with something

love

noun

British someone who you like very much because they are kind

messiah

noun

someone who people believe will save them from trouble or a difficult situation

pussycat

noun

informal someone who is kind and does not easily get annoyed

saviour

the British spelling of savior

sport

noun

informal someone who always behaves in a reasonable way and is always willing to help

sweetheart

noun

informal old-fashioned a kind and helpful person

sweetie

noun

informal a kind and helpful person

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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