Definitions for selflessˈsɛlf lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

self•lessˈsɛlf lɪs(adj.)

  1. having little concern for oneself; unselfish.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. altruistic, selfless(adj)

    showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. selfless(adjective)ˈsɛlf lɪs

    thinking of others rather than yourself

    a heroic and selfless act


  1. selfless(Adjective)

    Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.

    In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother's life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.

  2. Origin: self + -less

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selfless(adj)

    having no regard to self; unselfish


  1. Selfless

    Selfless is Godflesh's third studio album. It was released on September 26, 1994, in Europe, and on October 18, 1994, on Earache Records. A video was made for "Crush My Soul".

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


utterly unselfish

As a soldier, he showed selfless devotion to duty.

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