Definitions for selflessly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. altruistically, selflessly(adverb)

    in an altruistic manner

    "he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress"

Wiktionary

  1. selflessly(Adverb)

    In a selfless manner; done in a way that disregards concerns for the self and places other first.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Act sensibly. Act sincerely. Act selflessly. Act splendidly.

  2. Jeb Bush on Wednesday:

    Bob Dole is someone who is just an iconic political figure. I admire him so much. He reminds me of my dad. These are people from the greatest generation that have served selflessly this country in so many ways.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You have not really lived your life, either yesterday or today or even this minute, if you have not done anything for anyone who can never repay you. Living life for others selflessly is the only Life that is lived truly and gracefully. Make a great day!

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's better to live a day selflessly helping the world than living too many years of life selfishly helping no one but self. Life is not just about the number of breaths we take - but about the number of moments and our actions that take the breath away and advance the mankind.

  5. Jemma Falkenmire:

    I don’t think anyone will be able to do what he’s done, but certainly we do need people to step into his shoes, he will have to retire in the next couple years, and I guess for us the hope is there will be people who will donate, who will also … have this antibody and become life-savers in the same way he has, and all we can do is hope there will be people out there generous enough to do it, and selflessly in the way he’s done.

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