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Wordnet 3.0


1. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others;
[syn: altruistic, selfless]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Altruistic \Al`tru*is"tic\, a. [Cf. F. altruiste, a. See Altruism..] Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish. --Bain. -- Al`tru*is"tic*al*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

altruistic adj 1: showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others [syn: altruistic, selfless] [ant: egocentric, egoistic, egoistical, self-centered, self-centred]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "altruistic": almsgiving, beneficent, benevolent, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, committed, consecrated, considerate, dedicated, devoted, disinterested, eleemosynary, freehearted, generous, good, greathearted, humane, humanitarian, humble, kind, largehearted, liberal, magnanimous, modest, noble-minded, open-handed, philanthropic, sacrificing, self-abasing, self-abnegating, self-abnegatory, self-denying, self-devoted, self-effacing, self-forgetful, self-immolating, self-neglectful, self-neglecting, self-renouncing, self-sacrificing, self-unconscious, selfless, unacquisitive, unpossessive, unpretentious, unselfish, unsparing of self, welfare, welfare statist, welfarist