Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who practises altruism; a person devoted to the welfare of others: opposed to egoist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One imbued with altruism; -- opposed to egoist.

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  • noun One imbued with altruism;

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being

Etymologies

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See altruism.

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