What does unselfishness mean?

Definitions for unselfishness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unselfishness(noun)

    the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others

    "rural people show more devotion and unselfishness than do their urban cousins"

  2. generosity, unselfishness(noun)

    acting generously


  1. unselfishness(Noun)

    The state of being unselfish.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unselfishness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unselfishness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andr Maurois:

    Modesty and unselfishness--these are the virtues which men praise--and pass by.

  2. Oren Arnold:

    Don't expect too much of Christmas Day. You can't crowd into it any arrears of unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Selflessness (unselfishness) is defined as being concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than with one's own. Moreover, it can be defined as having or showing great concern for other people and little or no concern at all for yourself or oneself. Whereas, selfishness is directly opposite of that (selflessness). Now, are you selfless or are you selfish? Anyway, you should be selfless rather than selfish. Because, true love or true leadership is all about being selfless. Contrariwise, untrue love or untrue leadership has to do with selfishness. Besides, whoever that is selfless is true to form (or type) i.e. he or she is being or behaving as expected. But, anyone who is selfish is factitious (not genuine). Nevertheless, do quote me right or better still you can say I said so. ~Emeasoba George

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