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Dictionary entry overview: What does altruism mean?
• ALTRUISM (noun)
The noun ALTRUISM has 1 sense:
1. the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
Familiarity information: ALTRUISM used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
Hypernyms ("altruism" is a kind of...):
unselfishness (the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others)
egoism (concern for your own interests and welfare)
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