Regardful of others beneficent unselfish against egoistic or selfish
- showing unselfish concern the benefit of others
- Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- compared to egoistic or selfish.
1853, from French altruiste (adj.), from altruisme (see altruism) + -ic.
(a.) Regardful of other people; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.
Truly altruistic action is a form of yoga.