What does selfish mean?

Definitions for selfish
ˈsɛl fɪʃself·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. selfish(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. selfish(Adjective)

    Holding one's self-interest as the standard for decision making.

  2. selfish(Adjective)

    Having regard for oneself above others' well-being.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selfish(adj)

    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

  2. Selfish(adj)

    believing or teaching that the chief motives of human action are derived from love of self

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How to say selfish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of selfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of selfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of selfish in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The more a person has greed,the less he should read or watch the news else it will nurture & nourish the weed in his selfish mind to grow more and lead him on the wrong path of life to praise those who only desire but don't really need to be appreciated and ignore ones who actually heed about the welfare of the deserved people.

  2. Mark Gombiner:

    He ended up betraying his son, as he was weak and foolish and selfish.

  3. River Phoenix:

    I've been a scoundrel in my life, I've been selfish, I've been cruel at times, I've been hard to work with. I'm grateful so many of you in this room have given me a second chance, when he was 17, my brother wrote this lyric, he said: Run to the rescue with love and peace will follow.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A private sector employer has always own profitability merely in mind, so obviously s/he will find own nature compatibility with only that kind of employees who have selfish mentality rather than with those workforce who do job diligently with punctuality and sincerity .

  5. David Cameron:

    We really value a strong United Kingdom in a strong EU because we see eye to eye ... on the important issues of the challenges we face, from a selfish point of view it's a really good thing, but it is entirely up to you folks to figure out your relationship with and within Europe.

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