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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Service to others without thinking of one's self.

Usage examples (39)
  • altruism was an important ideal to Jean.
  • My "altruism" is the encouragement of ethical behavior.
  • It's been proven that altruism is good for the species.
  • Rees uses the word altruism to describe Sherry's selfless act. for more
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