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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
References in classic literature ?
It was not for some time that he was able to give that selfless attention to exterior objects which is the prowler's chief asset.
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He said that spirit of selfless voluntary service is the strength of any community, adding, volunteers are dedicated people who devote themselves to make a difference in someones life.
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Barbara said of dad-of two Alan: "We must never forget the reason why he went to Syria and the reason he was taken from us - for being what we all should be, selfless and caring.
Mrs Henning said: "We mustn't forget the reason Alan went to Syria, the reason he was taken - for being what we all should be, selfless and caring.
With all the terrible things going on in the world it is selfless acts of bravery such as this, made by complete strangers, that restore our faith in humanity.
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Knowing he died in such a selfless way is no comfort.
Now her selfless actions have been praised by colleagues at The Badger pub and restaurant near Ponteland, Northumberland, where she works as a waitress.