What does selfless mean?

Definitions for selfless
ˈsɛlf lɪsself·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. altruistic, selfless(adj)

    showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others


  1. selfless(Adjective)

    Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.

    In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother's life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.

    Etymology: self + -less

Webster Dictionary

  1. Selfless(adj)

    having no regard to self; unselfish


  1. Selfless

    Selfless is Godflesh's third studio album. It was released on September 26, 1994, in Europe, and on October 18, 1994, on Earache Records. A video was made for "Crush My Soul".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of selfless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of selfless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of selfless in a Sentence

  1. Wavion Washington:

    He was really selfless and he put himself in harm's way ... to protect us. so, we understand that there are a few bad apples out there, but they don't spoil the whole bunch.

  2. Joel Barnes:

    Without hesitation, he gave his life to save the life of another firefighter, and he did it in the most selfless, courageous way possible.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Just because a person is talking , walking and doing all sort of body movement, does not mean s/he is living unless and until having selfless feelings.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    True Philanthropist is selfless at heart, and doesn't let her/his left hand know what the right hand is doing; so that the noble act of giving remains an absolute secret. Self-promotion of charitable acts is against the true spirit of Philanthropy, in my view.

  5. Eric Trump:

    When you're in this rat race for the presidential election, that's a very tough thing, he's set his life aside to do something he believes in. ... It's a very selfless act.

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