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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

Alternative definition of the noun altruist


  1. One imbued with altruism;

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Google previewThe Flaming Sword (1894)

THE ALTRUIST Is a monthly paper, ...

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 previewThe Spectator (1897)

Now and again we get a refreshing flash of the old Ouida, but in the main The Altruist is an acid little satire, the effect of which is vitiated from end to end by the extravagance of its portraiture and the inaccuracy of its details. Novels and plays ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Rawls Lexicon (2014)

by Jon Mandle, David A. Reidy

Ingeneral, altruism does not require that one promote the interestsof others equally, soan altruist may, forexample, sacrificeher own interests for thoseofthe membersofan exclusive group such as family orcommunity members. Rawls saysthat ...

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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