What is another word for altruism?

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[ ˈɔːltɹuːˌɪzəm], [ ˈɔːltɹuːˌɪzəm], [ ˈɔː_l_t_ɹ_uː_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]

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Altruism is the selfless and benevolent act of giving to others without expecting anything in return. It is the belief that one should act without ego or expectation of reward, except from the satisfaction of doing good. altruism derives from the latin word altus, meaning "high, elevated, above" and so it is a "high" or "elevated" emotion. A person who is altruistic tends to be kind, compassionate, and generous with their time and resources.

The history of altruism is one of selflessness and dedication.

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