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
The numerical value of selfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of selfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If your selfish goal will be useful to humanity, then let your selfish goal be triumphant!
His character can be ... not likeable, selfish, but I need somebody that people can really relate to, not judge but to empathize (with).
It's not selfish, so get rid of the guilt, this will sustain you with the promise of a healthier and more productive future and then these habits will also be passed on to your children.
I'm in a different place than where I was in my 30s, i'm not as selfish as I was in my 30s -- and in some ways I'm more selfish. I'm more set in my ways, but [ I also ask ]' What are we doing here that's going to have an impact ?' -- rather than just cashing a paycheck.
You may not have a child come out of your vagina, but that doesn't mean you aren't mothering—dogs, friends, friends' children. this continually is said about me: that I was so career-driven and focused on myself; that I don't want to be a mother, and how selfish that is.
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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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