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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.

  2. Etymology: self + -less


  1. selfless

    Selfless refers to being concerned more with the needs, wishes, or benefits of others than one's own. People who are selfless often exhibit altruistic behavior, willing to sacrifice their own comfort or happiness for the sake of others, without expecting anything in return. It involves showing unconditional empathy, kindness, and generosity towards others.

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. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    True heroism lies in the selfless acts of bravery.

  2. Erika Stewart:

    The whole plane clapped for her, it was a wonderful experience on Southwest. We are forever grateful to have met such a beautiful, selfless soul.

  3. Gary Brito:

    You don't often find truly selfless sacrifice where someone put his soldiers' welfare before his own, sgt. Cashe was horribly wounded and continued to fight to save his men.

  4. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    Christmas is a timeless tale of hope, love, and the profound art of selfless giving.

  5. Fellowship Church:

    Gwen Shamblin Lara was one of the world's most kind, gentle, and selfless mother and wife, and a loyal, caring, supportive best friend to all. She lived every day laying down her own life to ensure that others could find a relationship with God, her wonderful and supportive husband, Gwen Shamblin Lara, will also be greatly missed.

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