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  • adj. Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to altruism; regardful of others; having regard to the well-being or best interests of others: opposed to egoistic.
  • Pertaining to that theory of ethics which regards altruism as the highest motive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others


See altruism. (Wiktionary)



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