Definition of Selflessness

1. Noun. The quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others.

Exact synonyms: Altruism
Generic synonyms: Unselfishness
Derivative terms: Altruist, Selfless
Antonyms: Egoism



2. Noun. Acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity.
Exact synonyms: Self-sacrifice
Specialized synonyms: Abnegation, Denial, Self-abnegation, Self-denial, Self-renunciation
Generic synonyms: Cooperation
Derivative terms: Selfless

Definition of Selflessness

1. n. Quality or state of being selfless.

Definition of Selflessness

1. Noun. The quality or state of being selfless. ¹

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Definition of Selflessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selflessness

selfings
selfinteraction
selfish
selfish DNA
selfish gene
selfish person
selfishly
selfishness
selfishnesses
selfism
selfisms
selfist
selfists
selfless
selflessly
selflessness (current term)
selflessnesses
selflike
selfline
selflines
selfly
selfmate
selfmates
selfmetathesis
selfname
selfness
selfnesses
selforganization
selforganized
selforganizing

Literary usage of Selflessness

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1. Studies of the Man Christ Jesus by Robert Elliott Speer (1896)
"The generous freeness and selflessness of His deeds. He never minded personal lack (Luke ix. 58). When, having no leisure so much as to eat, He was about to ..."

2. Phantasmagoria by Montgomery Hughes, David Atkinson (2006)
"That is Buddhistic selflessness. If one does not care, one cannot be happy, and surely this ensures a content life. ..."

3. The 30 Trials of IX and the Angels by Mark Durant (2004)
"Chapter 7: The Information Angel; The Leaf-Plants' Protection; "selflessness is Self Ix realized that the twenty-fourth angel's song was beginning when he ..."

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