(noun) The essential sense of purpose and usefulness derived from carrying the message to those still suffering from alcoholism, a concept emphasized in Chapter 7 of the Big Book and the 12th step; a fusion of “servire” (Latin for serve) and “purpose” (English).

Servipurpose captures the core principle of being of service and finding purpose through carrying the message to those in the throes of alcoholism. It succinctly communicates the intertwining of service and purpose, echoing the guidance found in Alcoholics Anonymous literature on working with others and the transformative journey of the 12th step.

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