Adjective "public-spirited" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌpʌblɪkˈspɪrɪtɪd/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Willing to help the wider community; socially concerned.
  1. 'People generally yearn to be friendly, generous, and public-spirited - in short, altruistic.'
  2. 'Many people pitied my commonsensical, public-spirited child for being raised by an antisocial naysayer like me.'
  3. 'One just wonders how much further matters would have gone if these public-spirited individuals not been passing by at that time.'

Definitions

adjective

1. having or showing an unselfish interest in the public welfare: a public-spirited citizen.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be public-spirited."

"individuals can be public-spirited."

"actions can be public-spirited."

"youths can be public-spirited."

"wills can be public-spirited."

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