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ˈsɛlf lɪsself·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. altruistic, selflessadjective

    showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others


  1. selflessadjective

    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. Selflessadjective

    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. Nick Pendergrast:

    My one big takeaway from this whole process would to be a little bit more selfless and kind of think about other people, think about how other people are going to interpret what you are saying and then how they are going to react to it. Also marriage is not hard, but it’s definitely not easy and sometimes it takes a little bit to stop think about it and talk about it and really discuss things. Communication is my downfall.

  2. Murray N. Rothbard:

    It is curious that people tend to regard government as a quasi-divine, selfless, Santa Claus organization. Government was constructed neither for ability nor for the exercise of loving care; government was built for the use of force and for necessarily demagogic appeals for votes. If individuals do not know their own interests in many cases, they are free to turn to private experts for guidance. It is absurd to say that they will be served better by a coercive, demagogic apparatus.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A selfless person has either a very less or literally no friends but a selfish does have often many people, hanging around, who just pretend to be his/her friends to fulfill merely their desire or wish.

  4. Hilham Soffan:

    The real crime is that the state is looking to blame selfless care givers.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    A true love/leader is expected/required to live for others and keep on living for others i.e. he/she should be and remain selfless/charitable/impactful/loveful.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. embellish
    • B. denudate
    • C. affront
    • D. abduct

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