… means “a profound sense of caring [for] others and a desire to improve the world,” according to Wiktionary. I can’t pronounce it, but I’ll have some, please.
See Tom Guarriello‘s post for more, especially if this hooks you the way it did me:
Steven Pinker’s talk has made the greatest impression on me over the last few days. He articulated something I’d known but had never said so clearly: “we live in the least violent era in human history.”