Definition of Altruist

1. Noun. Someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being.




Definition of Altruist

1. n. One imbued with altruism; -- opposed to egoist.

Definition of Altruist

1. Noun. One imbued with altruism; ¹

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Definition of Altruist

1. one that practices altruism [n -S] - See also: altruism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Altruist

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altretamine
altrical
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altropyranose
altropyranoside
altropyranosides
altrose
altroses
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altruist (current term)
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alu-equivalent family
alu elements
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aludel
aludels
alula
alulae

Literary usage of Altruist

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1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1900)
"HOPE altruist. ^MNCE we are knocking at the door of the twentieth cen- V—' tury, it would seem out of place to address enlightened people on the above ..."

2. The Good Man and the Good: An Introduction to Ethics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1918)
"The clear understanding that every man is, in this fundamental sense, both egoist and altruist and that the two attitudes are not incompatible is an ..."

3. Our Immortality by Daniel Pomeroy Rhodes (1919)
"Under the conditions, however, that the practical altruist must endeavour to bring about in all departments of life, the ready accessibility of all ..."

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