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Selfless

Selfless appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Harass selfless Sarah!
  • Ma is as selfless as I am.
  • Norma is as selfless as I am, Ron.
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Definition of the adjective selfless

What does selfless mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more selfless / most selfless

  1. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
    • examples: In Japan, students are supposed to be selfless and group-centered. | We are better off for the service rendered by this brave and selfless leader. | A little bit earlier this evening, I received an extraordinarily gracious call from Senator McCain. Senator McCain fought long and hard in this campaign. And he's fought even longer and harder for the country that he loves. He has endured sacrifices for America that most of us cannot begin to imagine. We are better off for the service rendered by this brave and selfless leader. | A little bit earlier this evening, I received an extraordinarily gracious call from Senator McCain. Senator McCain fought long and hard in this campaign. And he's fought even longer and harder for the country that he loves. He has endured sacrifices for the United States that most of us cannot begin to imagine. We are better off for the service rendered by this brave and selfless leader.
    • synonym of selfless: altruistic
    • see also: unselfish

Alternative definition of the adjective selfless

adjective

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

Music

  1. "Selfless" is Godflesh's third studio album. It was released on September 26, 1994, in Europe, and on October 18, 1994, on Earache Records.
  2. "Selfless" is a musical album of Red This Ever.
    • released in (6 years ago)

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Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

ant generous, altruistic, selfless, charitable. selfless adj. unselfish, altruistic, self- sacrificing, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Eminent Thinkers (vol. : 20 The Political Thought Of M.S. Golwalkar) (2008)

by Jai Narain Sharma

It was generally believed that attainment of our nation's freedom, and its reconstruction, called for the services of virtuous people, who were free from blemishes, selfless, full of sacrifice and devotion. In those days workers of political parties ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives (2016)

by Paul Joseph

The cross symbolized and immortalized the selfless act. According to Confucianism, one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Buddhism (2013)

by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

®selfless ̄. social system that seemed to express the Buddhist teaching of no- self in a concrete political form. Some Chinese communists tried to argue that life in a commune where all property was held in common and all individuals worked ...

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Small photo of Manila, Philippines; April 8, 2018: The Oblation Statue in Diliman, Quezon City, which represents selfless sacrifice, is the iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines.Small photo of Manila, Philippines; April 8, 2018: The Oblation Statue at the flagship campus of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. It is a symbol of selfless service to the country.Small photo of A boy, three years old, playing his toy rocking horse, dreaming obaut a real horse. a concept of true friendship and selfless love. Happy childhood in the countryside, the child takes care his pet.Small photo of A boy, three years old, playing his toy rocking horse, dreaming obaut a real horse. a concept of true friendship and selfless love. Happy childhood in the countryside, the child takes care his pet.Small photo of A boy, three years old, playing his toy rocking horse, dreaming obaut a real horse. a concept of true friendship and selfless love. Happy childhood in the countryside, the child takes care his pet.Small photo of A boy, three years old, playing his toy rocking horse, dreaming obaut a real horse. a concept of true friendship and selfless love. Happy childhood in the countryside, the child takes care his pet.Small photo of selfless, courageous and successful cooperation More...

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Quotes about Selfless

We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them. (Buddha)
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Scrabble value of S1E1L1F4L1E1S1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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