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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Unselfish; putting other's needs ahead of one's own.

Usage examples (38)
  • Mother Theresa's altruistic efforts helped thousands.
  • Where Mo'doh becomes less altruistic is in its role as a "customer acquistion tool," in the words of CEO and
  • Since then, hundreds of so-called altruistic donors have been approved.
  • Should weakly altruistic behaviours be classified as altruistic or selfish? for more
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