One imbued with altruism opposed to egoist
- a person who makes non-profit donations meant to boost man well-being
- One imbued with altruism; -- opposed to egoist.
1842, from French; see altruism + -ist.
(letter.) One imbued with altruism; -- against egoist.
A practical theory of ethics seeks to establish a particular moral ideal; if it is an absolute criterion, then the altruist would place first the attainment of that ideal by others, while the egoist would seek it for himself.