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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 ?
And "selfless"--so did they wish themselves with good reason, all those world-weary cowards and cross-spiders!
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He told the hearing: "She was a selfless, kind soul."
STEVEN GERRARD is desperate to see "selfless" Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson follow in his footsteps and lift the Champions League trophy.
)ISLAMABAD Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) on Wednesday clarified that 'selfless' Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent remarks on Afghanistan, 'designed for their benefits', have been reported out of context in the media which led to unwarranted reaction from various quarters.In a statement, FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said the PM had referred to Pakistan's model, where elections are held under an interim government, because he had personally experienced its benefits last year.
Replying to a question, Afridi said that the PSL has become a big brand and it wouldn't have been a huge success without selfless efforts and involvement by the owners.
Selfless Bedlington Academy student Carlton - who also helps look after his grandfather who lives with dementia - handed out more than 50 gift bags at the home.
The win certainly is a reflection of her hard work, 17 years of selfless service, loyalty and dedication as a nanny.