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Synonyms for altruism
ˈæl truˌɪz əmal·tru·ism

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  1. altruismnoun


    egoism, misanthropy

  2. altruismnoun

    Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; – opposed to egoism or selfishness.


    egoism, misanthropy

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  1. altruism, selflessnessnoun

    the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

    self-sacrifice, selflessness

    self-concern, egoism, egocentrism, self-interest, self-centeredness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "altruism":

    selflessness, selfless

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  1. Jonathan Kanter:

    When we engage in acts of altruism, it helps the person we're helping, but research shows that it has mental benefits for the giver, too.

  2. Greg Guma:

    Around the world, the message received is that, whoever wins [the U.S. election], expect only more of the same - national narcissism disguised as altruism, corporate appeasement, and the arbitrary use of U.S. military and economic might.

  3. Andrea Taylor:

    Some kind of binding legal agreement that countries sign onto could give us something of a coordinated global plan, which is what we're lacking now, we're never going to make a successful case on altruism.

  4. Peter Singer:

    If someone isn't sure whether to make the jump to effective altruism I would say give it a try, do it for a year, see how you like it, one person I know who's involved in The Life You Can Save said 'the life that I saved is my own, because I now really feel that I've got a purpose for my life, and its meaningful and I'm happy what I'm doing'.

  5. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran:

    It means so much that we're able to dedicate this park, this little patch of green less than a mile from his home, to a fallen American hero whose altruism ranged from his bravery on the job during 9/11, and of course, to his dying day.

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