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  • 61Liberality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Liberality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 liberality liberality generosity munificence Sgm: N 1 bounty bounty bounteous bounteousness bountifulness Sgm: N 1 hospitality hospitality Sgm: N 1 charity …

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  • 62Disinterestedness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disinterestedness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disinterestedness disinterestedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 generosity generosity Sgm: N 1 liberality liberality liberalism Sgm: N 1 altruism altruism Sgm: N 1 benevolence …

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  • 63generous — adjective 1) she is generous with money Syn: liberal, lavish, magnanimous, munificent, giving, openhanded, free handed, bountiful, unselfish, ungrudging, free, indulgent, prodigal; literary bounteous Ant …

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  • 64altruistic — adjective showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others • Syn: ↑selfless • Ant: ↑egoistic • See Also: ↑unselfish • Derivationally related forms: ↑selflessness ( …

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  • 65public-spirited — adjective showing unselfish interest in the public welfare a public spirited citizen • Similar to: ↑unselfish …

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  • 66unselfishly — adverb in an unselfish manner he acted unselfishly when he helped her get the promotion • Ant: ↑selfishly • Derived from adjective: ↑unselfish …

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  • 67unselfishness — noun 1. the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others (Freq. 1) rural people show more devotion and unselfishness than do their urban cousins • Ant: ↑selfishness • Derivationally… …

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  • 68Sa|mar|i|tan — «suh MAR uh tuhn», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Samaria, a region and ancient kingdom of northern Palestine. 2. Figurative. a person who helps another in trouble or distress; Good Samaritan; unselfish person. –adj. 1. of or… …

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  • 69Altruistic — Al tru*is tic, a. [Cf. F. altruiste, a. See {Altruism}..] Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; opposed to {egoistic} or {selfish}. Bain. {Al tru*is tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 70Altruistically — Altruistic Al tru*is tic, a. [Cf. F. altruiste, a. See {Altruism}..] Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; opposed to {egoistic} or {selfish}. Bain. {Al tru*is tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 71Forgat — Forget For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen …

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  • 72Forget — For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen, Sw. f[ …

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  • 73Forgetting — Forget For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen …

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  • 74Forgot — Forget For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen …

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  • 75Forgot — Forget For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen …

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  • 76Forgotten — Forget For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen …

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  • 77Selfless — Self less, a. Having no regard to self; unselfish. [1913 Webster] Lo now, what hearts have men! they never mount As high as woman in her selfless mood. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 78To forget one's self — Forget For*get , v. t. [imp. {Forgot}({Forgat}, Obs.); p. p. {Forgotten}, {Forgot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forgetting}.] [OE. forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for + gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G. vergessen …

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  • 79altruism — Etymology: French altruisme, from autrui other people, from Old French, oblique case form of autre other, from Latin alter Date: 1853 1. unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others 2. behavior by an animal that is not beneficial to… …

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  • 80Galahad — noun Date: 14th century 1. the knight of the Round Table who successfully seeks the Holy Grail 2. one who is pure, noble, and unselfish …

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