See also: gutmensch
- (derogatory) do-gooder; person who has a naïve and unreflected conviction of their own moral superiority
- (derogatory, in particular) someone overly concerned with political correctness and related matters; a social justice warrior
- In contrast to the compound Gutmensch, the noun phrase (ein) guter Mensch means “a good person, someone of moral integrity” in the literal, positive sense.
- In contemporary German discourse, the word Gutmensch is most often associated with adherents of the postmaterialist middle-class left, though this is not a property of the word as such.
Declension of Gutmensch