Definitions for selfishˈsɛl fɪʃ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word selfish
concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others
"Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
Holding oneu2019s self-interest as the standard for decision making.
Having regard for oneself above othersu2019 well-being.
caring supremely or unduly for one's self; regarding one's own comfort, advantage, etc., in disregard, or at the expense, of those of others
believing or teaching that the chief motives of human action are derived from love of self
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
I just want to apologize, i understand my actions were selfish.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
If you do good, people may accuse you of selfish motives. Do good anyway.
A selfish person always alters his/her principal according to his /her benefit.
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Translations for selfish
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- egoistaCatalan, Valencian
- selvisk, egoistiskDanish
- egoistisch, selbstsüchtigGerman
- εγωιστικός, εγωιστήςGreek
- itsekeskeinen, itsekäsFinnish
- fèineilScottish Gaelic
- egoista, önzőHungarian
- わがままな, 身勝手な, 自分本位の, 利己的なJapanese
- 자기 본위의, 이기적인, 제멋대로 하는Korean
- خۆ پهرستKurdish
- egoistisk, självcentrerad, själviskSwedish
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