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- n. One imbued with altruism;
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One imbued with altruism; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who practises altruism; a person devoted to the welfare of others: opposed to egoist.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being
In any case, the nhl. com article claiming that he took less in the way of salary because he's an altruist is On The Drugs.
So I have no idea where this ridiculous idea that he's an altruist is coming in, because it is Just Plain Dumb.
I have met with at least one Indian "altruist" IT "icon" on appointment and he appeared to be completely clueless and at a loss for words and ideas.
Scratch and "altruist," and watch a "hypocrite" bleed (Michael Ghiselin, The Economy of Nature and the Evolution of Sex, 1974 p274).
Making me out as some kind of altruist or something. '
We often misuse the word "altruist" and apply to true heroes who are motivated by real love of neighbor rooted in God.
I can't understand how anyone could use the world 'altruist' in a pejorative sense.
Chomsky traces this non-partisan 'altruist' foreign policy in the US back to Woodrow Wilson, who served two terms as the American president from 1913 to 1921.
"He plays a real altruist," creator David Shore tells the site.
As reported last year by Alicia Melis, Michael Tomasello, and colleagues, chimpanzees were much more likely than not to pull a chain that offered access to this food even though the altruist received nothing themselves.