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Definition of the adjective altruistic
What does altruistic mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more altruistic / most altruistic
- showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
- examples: Peter was an altruistic video game player; he would give items to people who needed them, rather than selling them for personal profit. | She was impressed with the altruistic service of nurses. | I also think that someone is sure to use it for selfish and not purely altruistic ends.
- synonym of altruistic: selfless
- antonym of altruistic: egoistic
- see also: unselfish
Alternative definition of the adjective altruistic
- Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish
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by Nick J. Royle, Per T. Smiseth, Mathias Kölliker
choice of words appears to stem from the idea that this negative direct selection is maintained because of kin-benefits, and so the adjective altruistic refers to the conditions that maintain negative selection on parental ...
by Jens Beckert, Milan Zafirovski
RANDY HODSON ALTRUISM There is no agreed definition of what con- stitutes altruistic behaviour. At one extreme, there are those who limit the definition to actions that benefit others but require significant sacrifices on the part of the actor.
by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg
Altruistic. Love. The dialogue between science and religion on the nature of unselfish love has the potential to increase...
The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
See ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOR, ALTRUISTIC SUICIDE. altruistic behavior Acting in the interest of others; putting concern for others above concern for the self. Examples cover a wide range, including expressions of interest, support, and ...
by Barbara Kerr
Privileged Relational Altruistic life path tend to express genuine generosity toward others less fortunate. For instance, many of the physicians in the international humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders fit this impressive ...
CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance by Samuel O. Idowu, Nicholas Capaldi, Matthias S. Fifka, Liangrong Zu, René Schmidpeter
Okpara Altruistic CSR responsibility involves organization's philanthropic responsibilities to various societal stakeholders, whether the investment ( business) will be profitable to an organization or not (Lantos ). Firms practicing ...
by Jan Dirk Blom
The term altruistic hallucination is indebted to the French noun altruisme, coined by the French philosopher Auguste Comte (1798–1857), which translates to unselfishness. The term hallucination altruiste was introduced in or shortly before ...
by Dr. Alan Hastings, Dr. Louis Gross
A mechanism in this context is a strategy for achieving positive assortment of altruistic strategies. However one chooses to model the evolution of altruism, it cannot evolve unless individuals carrying altruistic genes tend to direct the benefits of ...
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We are selfish when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good for ourselves. We are altruistic when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good of others. (Mortimer Adler)
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