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altruist

[ al-troo-ist ]
/ ˈæl tru ɪst /
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noun

a person unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others (opposed to egoist).

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Origin of altruist

1865–70; <French altruiste;see altruism, -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM altruist

hy·per·al·tru·ist, noun

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