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ALTRUISTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does altruistic mean? 

ALTRUISTIC (adjective)
  The adjective ALTRUISTIC has 1 sense:

1. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others

  Familiarity information: ALTRUISTIC used as an adjective is very rare.


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ALTRUISTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others

Synonyms:

altruistic; selfless

Also:

unselfish (disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others)

Antonym:

egoistic (limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs)


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