noun: the desire to promote the welfare of others, the love of humanity.
synonyms: benevolence, generosity, humanitarianism, public-spiritedness, altruism, socially
conscience, charity, charitableness, brotherly love, fellow feeling, magnanimity,
munificence, liberality, largesse, open handedness, bountifulness, beneficence,
unselfishness, humanity, kindness, kind heartedness, compassion;
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