Altruism

Definition of Altruism

Al´tru`ism
n.1.Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; - opposed to egoism or selfishness.

Related Words

BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, agape, beneficence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, bigheartedness, brotherly love, caritas, charitableness, commitment, consecration, dedication, devotion, disinterest, disinterestedness, do-goodism, flower power, giving, goodwill, grace, greatheartedness, humaneness, humanitarianism, humanity, humility, largeheartedness, love, love of mankind, modesty, philanthropism, philanthropy, sacrifice, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-devotion, self-effacement, self-forgetfulness, self-immolation, self-neglect, self-neglectfulness, self-renouncement, self-sacrifice, self-subjection, selflessness, unacquisitiveness, unpossessiveness, unselfishness, utilitarianism, welfarism, well-disposedness
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