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Definition of the adverb altruistically

What does altruistically mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in an altruistic manner

Alternative definition of the adverb altruistically


  1. Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx

The main reason for this effect is that altruistic behavior results in interdependent utility calculations between the person acting altruistically and the person in whose favor the action was. The people who receive a benefit from altruistic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (2012)

by Dr. Alan Hastings, Dr. Louis Gross

If an individual behaves altruistically, the cost of the behavior decreases its classical fitness.

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

adverb altruistically: act altruistically. aluminium /aljommiom/ (AmE aluminum /o' luimmom/) noun (uncount) Aluminium is a light, silver-coloured metal used in the construction of aircraft and, especially formerly, for making pans and other ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law and Society (2007)

American and Global Perspectives by David S. Clark

acts altruistically in bestowing a benefit upon some other individual (collection of genes) at some cost to himself. This is surprising, in that it seems to be inconsistent with the self-interest axiom. Nonetheless, each ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

altruistically (al-troo-is'ti-ka-li ), ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Government and Politics (2013)

2-volume Set by Mary Hawkesworth, Maurice Kogan

Conflicting rhetorics in this field rest on assumptions about the nature of democracy – does it involve the professionals acting altruistically and under perhaps remote ...

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Altruistically Meaning

Video shows what altruistically means. Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.. Altruistically Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1L1T1R1U1I1S1T1I1C3A1L1L1Y4

The value of this 14-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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