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Webster 1913 Edition


Selfless

Self′less

,
Adj.
Having no regard to self; unselfish.
Lo now, what hearts have men! they never mount
As high as woman in her
selfless
mood.
Tennyson.

Definition 2021


selfless

selfless

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Adjective

selfless (comparative more selfless, superlative most selfless)

  1. 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.

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