altruist

Part of speech: noun

One who holds to altruism.

Part of speech: adjective

Altruistic.

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Usage examples "altruist":

  1. If it were as light and graceful an undertaking to have enough selfishness to go around, to live in the whole of a universe like this, as it is to slip out of even living in one's self in it, like a mere shadow or altruist, egoism were superficial enough. - "The Lost Art of Reading", Gerald Stanley Lee.
  2. Before the word had passed into moral philosophy, she had become an altruist in its truest sense. - "Mary Wollstonecraft", Elizabeth Robins Pennell.