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altruistic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of altruistic

  1. having or showing a concern for the welfare of others <I'm not being altruistic in giving you these books, since I was going to have to lug them with me if you hadn't come along> Synonyms charitable, beneficent, benevolent, do-good, eleemosynary, good, humanitarian, philanthropic (also philanthropical)Related Words selfless, self-sacrificing; bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, free, freehanded, generous, greathearted, handsome, liberal, magnanimous, munificent, openhanded, openhearted, unselfish, unsparing; compassionate, humane, kind, kindhearted; social-mindedNear Antonyms self-indulgent, self-seeking; cheap, closefisted, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, stingy, tight, tightfisted; hard-hearted, pitiless, unfeeling; self-obsessedAntonyms self-centered, self-concerned, selfish





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