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Definition of the noun altruist

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noun - plural: altruists

  1. someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being

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  1. One imbued with altruism;

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Google previewGame Theory Evolving (2000)

A Problem-centered Introduction to Modeling Strategic Behavior by Herbert Gintis

2By definition an altruist is an agent who takes actions that improve the fitness or material well-being of other agents when more self-interested actions are available. 3The Rotten Kid Theorem has been empirically tested and received some ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Utopianism (2004)

by James Matthew Morris, Andrea L. Kross

q ALTRUIST COMMUNITY like imposed on every citizen; urban planning: and a mass transportation system between cities. Furthermore, indigenous Arabs would enjoy equal rights in all respects with Jews as full participating members of ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2014)

by Mike Cardwell

Someone who persistently gets into trouble with the police may be described as a recidivist, reciprocal altruism: an arrangement in which one organism (the altruist) helps another organism at some cost to itself, and the “favor” is returned at a ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Altruist′ic.—adv.Altruist ′ically. [Fr.altruisme, formedby Comtefrom It. altrui —L. alter, another.] Alum, al′um,n.a mineral salt,the double sulphateof alumina ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

Altruist, casuist, linguist, ventriloquist Acquit, biscuit, circuit, conduit, Jesuit, pilot- biscuit, quit, short-circuit Breadfruit, bruit, dress-suit, follow suit, fruit, grapefruit, lawsuit, pursuit, recruit, suit, unionsuit Mesquite, suite, tout de suite Quite, requite ...

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Altruist Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1L1T1R1U1I1S1T1

The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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