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

How to pronounce selfish ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Laura Farber:

    We Are Columbine. be selfish.

  2. Jill Cummins:

    It's very selfish of him to have done this to us.

  3. William Cowper:

    Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.

  4. John Campbell:

    I just want to apologize, i understand my actions were selfish.

  5. James Henry Leigh Hunt:

    Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.

Images & Illustrations of selfish

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