Definitions for public-spirited

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having or showing an unselfish interest in the public welfare.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. public-spirited(adj)

    showing unselfish interest in the public welfare

    "a public-spirited citizen"


  1. public-spirited(Adjective)

    Having personal motivation toward the betterment of the public.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Public-spirited(adj)

    having, or exercising, a disposition to advance the interest of the community or public; as, public-spirited men

  2. Public-spirited(adj)

    dictated by a regard to public good; as, a public-spirited project or measure

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