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unselfish

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adjective un·self·ish \ˌən-ˈsel-fish\

Simple Definition of unselfish

  • : having or showing more concern for other people than for yourself : not selfish

Full Definition of unselfish

  1. :  not selfish :  generous

un·self·ish·ly adverb
un·self·ish·ness noun

Examples of unselfish

  1. She's a very unselfish young woman.

  2. <an unselfish man who spends much of his time helping his community>



1698

First Known Use of unselfish

1698



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