What does unselfish mean?

Definitions for unselfishʌnˈsɛl fɪʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unselfish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unselfish(adj)

    disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others

  2. unselfish(adj)

    not greedy


  1. unselfish(Adjective)

    Not selfish; selfless; generous; altruistic.

    The man was in an unselfish mood that day, so decided to give a u00A320 note to the next charity he came across.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unselfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unselfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Buddha:

    To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

  2. Dwyane Wade:

    We're playing unselfish basketball, any given night, anybody can be more aggressive than other guys, depending on matchups, depending on the night.

  3. Pau Gasol:

    He was a great teammate, full of joy, a guy you want to have in your locker room, he's very unselfish, an incredible guy. I had a lot of memorable moments with him.

  4. Joseph Conrad:

    The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement -- but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.

  5. William Franklin Billy Graham:

    The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

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