selfless


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self·less

 (sĕlf′lĭs)
adj.
Having, exhibiting, or motivated by no concern for oneself; unselfish: a selfless act of charity.

self′less·ly adv.
self′less·ness n.

selfless

(ˈsɛlflɪs)
adj
having little concern for one's own interests
ˈselflessly adv
ˈselflessness n

self•less

(ˈsɛlf lɪs)

adj.
having little concern for oneself; unselfish.
[1815–25]
self′less•ly, adv.
self′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.selfless - showing unselfish concern for the welfare of othersselfless - showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
unselfish - disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others

selfless

adjective unselfish, generous, altruistic, self-sacrificing, magnanimous, self-denying, ungrudging Her generosity was entirely selfless.

selfless

adjective
Without concern for oneself:
Translations
غَيْر أناني
nesobecký
uselvisk
epäitsekäs
önzetlen
óeigingjarn
nesebecký
bencil olmayanözverili

selfless

[ˈselflɪs] ADJdesinteresado

selfless

[ˈsɛlfləs] adj (= altruistic) → désintéressé(e), plein(e) d'abnégation

selfless

adjselbstlos

selfless

[ˈsɛlflɪs] adjaltruista, altruistico/a

self

(self) plural selves (selvz) noun
1. a person's own body and personality.
2. one's own personal interests or advantage. He always thinks first of self.
ˈselfish adjective
(negative unselfish) thinking of one's own pleasure or good and not considering other people. a selfish person/attitude.
ˈselfishly adverb
ˈselfishness noun
ˈselfless adjective
utterly unselfish. As a soldier, he showed selfless devotion to duty.
ˈselflessly adverb
ˈselflessness noun
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