GRE Word List

ALTRUISTIC

unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism

The meaning of the word altruistic is unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism.

Random words

WordMeaning
impenetrablenot able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
lasciviouslustful
blanchbleach; whiten; make white or pale
anticlimaxletdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
blareloud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
despiselook on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
ragamuffindirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
noxiousharmful; CF. obnoxious
talismancharm; object believed to give supernatural powers to or protect its bearer