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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)

Sense 1altruistic [BACK TO TOP]


Showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others


altruistic; selfless


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


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

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