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altruistic

Altruism is the idea or practice of caring the most about other people's needs, welfare, well-being, safety, happiness and so on.

So, altruistic people and things are unselfish and focused on taking care of other people.

Pronunciation:
al true ISS tick

Part of speech:
Adjective.
(Adjectives are describing words, like "large" or "late."
They can be used in two ways:
1. Right before a noun, as in "an altruistic thing" or "an altruistic person."
2. After a linking verb, as in "It was altruistic" or "He was altruistic.")

Other forms:
Altruists are the people who practice altruism.
And you can do something altruistically.

How to use it:
Talk about
altruistic people and personalities;
altruistic interests and passions;
altruistic reasons, rationales, intentions, goals, motives, and motivation;
altruistic views, stances, and perspectives;
altruistic thoughts, behaviors, and habits;
and altruistic plans, projects, programs, and policies; etc.

examples:
Fred Rogers reminds us that disasters inspire altruism. "To this day, especially in times of disaster... I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers — so many caring people in this world."

Teach for America (TFA) places young professionals eager to make a difference into impoverished classrooms, but its founder poked a hole in that altruistic narrative, asserting that TFA is "a leadership development organization, not a teaching organization."



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