unmercenary


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unmercenary

(ʌnˈmɜːsɪnərɪ)
adj
not influenced by greed or a desire for money or gain
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Adj.1.unmercenary - not mercenary; not influenced by financial gains
unworldly - not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations; "was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
References in classic literature ?
A little emblem of true love--a little ring that symbolised unending and unmercenary affection--was the cause of our Richard finding his happiness.
From the Hebrew prophet Daniel to the centuries of Jesus and the apostles, the unmercenary Greek physicians Cosmos and Damian M.
In true Christian love, on the other hand, one needs to love God unmercenary. According to Kierkegaard, "in erotic love, "I" is defined as a body--a psyche--a spirit, a beloved is defined as a body--a psyche--a spirit.
Holy Unmercenary Doctors--Healers in the Name of Christ and His Missionaries
Pantaleon is venerated in the West as one of the late medieval 14 Holy Helpers (saints whose intercession were invoked during the plague), while in the East, he is considered as one of the Holy Unmercenary Healers.
Petersburg: Russkaia natsional'naia biblioteka, 2000); Nadieszda Kizenko, A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt and the Russian People (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000); Irina Paert, "'The Unmercenary Bishop': St.
[...S]he did not retire to rest on the rough cadre set up for her [...] till she had seen the first spongy lump of silver yielded to the hazards of the world by the dark depths of the Gould Concession; she had laid her unmercenary hands, with an eagerness that made them tremble, upon the first silver ingot turned out still warm from the mould.