SAT vocabulary: altruism

Definition of altruism (noun) - benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest

No Plural

Example sentences with this word:
  • After the organization aided the catastrophe victims, it was given an award for altruism.
  • She displayed such altruism by giving up all of her belongings and joining a peace corps in Africa.

Appears in following categories: GMAT, SAT