HyperDic: altruistic

English > 1 sense of the word altruistic:
ADJECTIVEallaltruistic, selflessshowing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
altruistic > pronunciation
Soundsao.ltruwih'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > altruistic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningshowing unselfish concern for the welfare of others.
Synonymselfless
See alsounselfishdisregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
Oppositeegoistic, egoistical, egocentric, self-centered, self-centredLimited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
Spanishabnegado, altruista, desinteresado, generoso
Catalanabnegat, altruista, desinteressat
Nounsaltruistsomeone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being
Adverbsaltruisticallyin an altruistic manner

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