Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Altruism (Page: 45)

Al"tru*ism (#), n. [F. altruisme (a word of Comte's), It. altrui of or to others, fr. L. alter another.] Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; -- opposed to egoism or selfishness. [Recent] J. S. Mill.