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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. Bob Cousy:

    It was a selfish act on my part, it was,' I got ta get this out of my way so I can cross it off my list.'.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    As the support to a person increases, so should be the rise of the doubt either on his/her intention or on the intent of the people in support or on all of them because we live in a selfish world.

  3. Chief Superintendent Ian Wylie:

    This is just, frankly, selfish actions of individuals who seemed determined to ignore the COVID-19 legislation, and all of the health advice that has been widely publicized, they have caused significant disruption to the people of Bath and the local area.

  4. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta:

    I called the president today ... I submitted my resignation, it would be selfish for me to stay in this position and continue talking about a case that is 12 years old rather than the incredible economy we have today.

  5. Peter Tsai:

    Some people said,' I don't care. I do not need to wear a mask,' that is very selfish because you expose your germs to other people. So any mask is good.

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