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selfness

selfness

noun self·ness \ˈself-nəs\

Definition of SELFNESS

Examples of SELFNESS

  1. <there's a relentless selfness about her poetry that is wearisome to readers who do not find her endlessly fascinating>

First Known Use of SELFNESS

circa 1586

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