* (all obsolete)
From (etyl) reguard, reguarde, from early (etyl) regard, from , from (etyl) reguarder. Attested in Middle English starting around the mid 14th century. Compare guard'', ''reward .
A steady look, a gaze.
* 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 750:
One's concern for another; esteem.
* 1842 , Treuttel and Würtz, The Foreign Quarterly Review , page 144:
- He bathed in the memory of her blondness, of her warm blue regard , and the sentiment permeated his sensibility with tenderness made the more rich because its object was someone long since dead.
* 1903 , Kentucky Mines and Minerals Dept, Annual Report , page 186:
- This attempt will be made with every regard to the difficulty of the undertaking[...].
* 1989 , Leonard W. Poon, David C. Rubin, Barbara A. Wilson, Everyday Cognition in Adulthood and Late Life , Cambridge University Press, page 399:
- We are spending a lot of money trying to put this mine in shape; we are anxious to comply with the wishes of your office in every regard [...].
- These problems were not traditional problems with realistic stimuli, but rather were realistic in every regard .
* in regard
From (etyl) regarder, from (etyl) reguarder. First attested in late Middle English, circa the early 15th century.
(obsolete) To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect.
* 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Luke XVIII:
To look at; to observe.
- There was a Judge in a certaine cite, which feared not god nether regarded man.
To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc.
- She regarded us warily.
- I always regarded tabloid journalism as a social evil.
- He regards honesty as a duty.
- Your niece regards me with an eye of favour.
- His associates seem to have regarded him with kindness.
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(archaic) To take notice of, pay attention to.
To face toward.
- If much you note him, / You offend him; feed, and regard him not.
* John Evelyn
- It is a peninsula, which regardeth the main land.
To have to do with, to concern.
- that exceedingly beautiful seat of my Lord Pembroke, on the ascent of a hill, flanked with wood, and regarding the river
- That argument does not regard the question.
* See also
Regard for others, both natural and moral without regard for oneself; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; selflessness; contrasted with egoism or selfishness .
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* 1995 , George E. Vaillant, The Wisdom of the Ego ,
(biology, sociobiology) Action or behaviour that benefits another or others at some cost to the performer.
* 2013 December 24, Laura Spinney,
- Altruism' allows doing for others as one would be done by. Unlike reaction formation, which also gives to the object what the self desires, '''altruism''' leaves the self at least partly gratified. Unlike reaction formation, '''altruism''' tempers asceticism with pleasure. Unlike passive aggression and martyrdom, '''altruism''' allows the object to feel blessed and not afflicted. ' Altruism attracts people to the user; martyrdom repels them even as it holds them close in chains.
Goodwill hunting: Random ants of kindness'', ''(New Scientist) ,
- Altruism' is a behaviour of an individual that benefits another at its own expense.Being nice to relatives is not pure ' altruism because they share your genes so, by helping them, you promote your own genetic heritage.
* (regard for others) philanthropy
* (action benefiting others at cost to oneself) philanthropy
* (regard for others) egoism, misanthropy (hatred of human race), selfishness
* agape (spiritual love for others)
* bell the cat
* brotherly love
* misandry (hatred of males)
* misogyny (hatred of females)