altruism definition

  • noun:
    • Unselfish concern the welfare of others; selflessness.
    • Zoology Instinctive behavior this is certainly damaging to your individual but prefers the survival or spread of the person's genes, as by benefiting its family members.
    • respect for other individuals, both normal and ethical; commitment toward interests of other individuals; brotherly kindness; – opposed to egoism or selfishness.
    • Regard for other individuals, both all-natural and moral; commitment to the passions of other people; brotherly kindness; -- in opposition to egoism or selfishness.
    • a phrase first employed by the French philosopher Comte to denote the benevolent instincts and feelings as a whole, or action prompted by all of them: the alternative of egoism.
    • the quality of unselfish issue for welfare of other individuals
    • Unselfish issue for the welfare of others; selflessness.
    • Zoology Instinctive behavior that's harmful to your individual but favors the survival or scatter of that person's genetics, as by benefiting its loved ones.
    • Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; – opposed to egoism or selfishness.
    • Regard for other people, both natural and ethical; devotion towards the passions of other people; brotherly kindness; -- in opposition to egoism or selfishness.
    • A term very first used by the French philosopher Comte to denote the benevolent instincts and emotions in general, or action encouraged by all of them: the alternative of egoism.
    • the standard of unselfish concern when it comes to benefit of others

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