altruistic


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Synonyms for altruistic

Synonyms for altruistic

characterized by kindness and concern for others

Synonyms for altruistic

showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others

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He seemed able to fire up the altruistic genes of his subordinates by combining the fear of failure with the promise of greatness.
As well as measuring the number of letters returned, the researchers also looked at how other neighbourhood characteristics may help to explain the variation in altruistic behaviour - including ethnic composition and population density - but did not find them to be good predictors of lost letter return.
The appeal to altruistic motivation in clinical research, however, has not been accompanied by careful theoretical analysis concerning its ethical significance.
New figures from the HTA show 15 people were approved as altruistic kidney donors in 2008/09, up from ten in 2007/08.
When an altruistic donor starts a kidney donation chain it is no longer imperative that the transplants are done simultaneously," Dr.
If these acts aren't altruistic, you may say, then what in the world could altruism be?
In addition, this program showcases how a large global brand can build business but remain altruistic in its actions and provide something for the greater good of the community in this case, better oral hygiene.
A new functional magnetic resonance study has located the area of the brain that predicts whether people tend to be selfish or altruistic.
She would prefer "unblinking honesty" about the exchange of money for human ova and finds it "degrading" to be both paid handsomely and considered altruistic.
Questions and answers concerning these altruistic beings, as well as means by which the reader can share their love of Nature with these creatures and enhance the richness of personal life, fill the pages of this psychic testimony.
Several forces could drive such altruistic babysitting, and a research team came up with a way to compare the strength of two forces: family ties and police work.
The profit drop suggests a deep contradiction in Wal-Mart's seemingly altruistic goal of bringing abundance to the American working class.
He believes that altruistic intentions alone aren't enough to bring sustainable building practice into the mainstream.
HOLLYWOOD SHOWS CONCERN: Hot temperatures brought out the altruistic side of Hollywood on Saturday night, as dueling outdoor parties helped worthy charities earn some coin.