ALTRUISM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. evidently, a selfless regard for other people or actions which offer advantages to other people whereas the person would pay some price for such. ALTRUISM: "The young philanthropist's altruism is displayed on some level each and every day." Related Psychology Terms COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS ALLOCATOR PARASITISM ALTER-EGOISM COURTSHIP BEHAVIOR CONFLICT COOPERATION TRAIT CORRESPONDENCE CONCLUSION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALTRUISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/altruism/ (accessed October 26, 2020).