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Definitions for unselfish
ʌnˈsɛl fɪʃun·selfish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unselfish(adj)

    disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others

  2. unselfish(adj)

    not greedy

Wiktionary

  1. unselfish(Adjective)

    Not selfish; selfless; generous; altruistic.

    The man was in an unselfish mood that day, so decided to give a u00A320 note to the next charity he came across.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unselfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unselfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unselfish in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    What is True Love? True Love is unselfish affection for someone else or others growing out of God's own affection for oneself. -Emeasoba George

  2. Ayn Rand:

    The common good of a collective -- a race, a class, a state -- was the claim and justification of every tyranny ever established over men. Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive. Has any act of selfishness ever equaled the carnage perpetrated by disciples of altruism? Does the fault lie in men's hypocrisy or in the nature of the principle? The most dreadful butchers were the most sincere. The believed in the perfect society reached through the guillotine and the firing squad. Nobody questioned their right to murder since they were murdering for an altruistic purpose. It was accepted that man must be sacrificed for other men. Actors change, but the course of the tragedy remains the same. A humanitarian who starts with the declarations of love for mankind and ends with a sea of blood. It goes on and will go on so long as men believe that an action is good if it is unselfish. That permits the altruist to act and forces his victims to bear it. The leaders of collectivist movements ask nothing of themselves. But observe the results.

  3. Brandon Garic Notch:

    Writing is the most unselfish act one can do.

  4. Mary Howitt:

    God sends children for another purpose than merely to keep up the race - to enlarge our hearts; and to make us unselfish and full of kindly sympathies and affection; to give our shoulds higher aims; to call out all our faculties to extended enterprise and exertion and to bring round our firesides bright faces, happy smiles, and loving, tender hearts. My soul blesses the great Father, every day, that he has gladdened the earth with little children

  5. Pau Gasol:

    He was a great teammate, full of joy, a guy you want to have in your locker room, he's very unselfish, an incredible guy. I had a lot of memorable moments with him.

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