meaning of altruistic

altruistic meaning in General Dictionary

Regardful of others beneficent unselfish against egoistic or selfish

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  • showing unselfish concern the benefit of others
  • Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- compared to egoistic or selfish.

altruistic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1853, from French altruiste (adj.), from altruisme (see altruism) + -ic.


altruistic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Regardful of other people; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.


Sentence Examples with the word altruistic

Truly altruistic action is a form of yoga.

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