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altruism
1. Concern for the welfare of others.
2. Acting in an unselfish way to help others.

"When the earthquake struck, people from all over the world, out of a sense of altruism, volunteered their help for the victims."

altruism
Self-destructive behavior performed for the benefit of others in the colony.
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altruism
Apparently a self-sacrificing behavior performed by one creature for the benefit of others.
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A devotion to and regard for the interests or welfare of others. (1)
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biological altruism
Behavior which helps other members of a species but which diminishes an individual's own chance of reproductive success.
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altruism (s) (noun), altruisms (pl)
1. An attitude or way of behaving marked by unselfish concern for the welfare of others: After the earthquake, there were many who, out of a sense of altruism, volunteered to help the victims.
2. The belief that acting for the benefit of others is right and good: Pearl's cousin had a sense of altruism that motivated her to travel to developing countries to work as a teacher.
3. Etymology: from Latin alteri, a form of alter, "other, another".
Regard for the welfare of others.
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Quotes: Generosity, Benevolence, Altruism
Worthy traits to have within ourselves: generosity, altruism quotes.
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reciprocal altruism (s) (noun), reciprocal altruisms (pl)
A behavior occurring between individuals who are not related, based on the principle that help offered in one instance will be returned when the need for help is reversed.
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