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ˈsɛl fɪʃself·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. selfishadjective

    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. selfishadjective

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

  2. selfishadjective

    Having regard for oneself above others' well-being.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selfishadjective

    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. Selfishadjective

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

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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:

    A person who looks often happy or glad has either a truly foolish head considered an actual Mad or a highly selfish mind called a real bad amongst the people.

  2. ― Marilyn Monroe:

    I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Media created wilful sensation or someone's propagated wrong information can poison the minds of people only to the extent of content of selfish intention in each person's life.

  4. Minnie John:

    I knew I'd never meet them again but I appreciated and admired the human part of what they did -- selfless, not selfish, we tend to forget the daily kindnesses we encounter. We're blind to everything around us and don't imagine that people will be so good, kind and caring.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People are usually so hard of hearing that hardly anything is heard by them, but surprisingly they can easily listen even to a person's hushed word with which they can derive their individual monetary profit in this selfish world.

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