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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others;
[syn: altruism, selflessness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Altruism \Al"tru*ism\, n. [F. altruisme (a word of Comte's), It. altrui of or to others, fr. L. alter another.] Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; -- opposed to egoism or selfishness. [Recent] --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

altruism n 1: the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others [syn: altruism, selflessness] [ant: egocentrism, egoism, self-centeredness, self-concern, self- interest]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "altruism": BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, agape, beneficence, benevolence, benevolent disposition, benevolentness, bigheartedness, brotherly love, caritas, charitableness, charity, commitment, consecration, dedication, devotion, disinterest, disinterestedness, do-goodism, flower power, generosity, 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