self-forgetful

adjective
self-for·​get·​ful | \ ˌself-fər-ˈget-fəl How to pronounce self-forgetful (audio) \

Definition of self-forgetful

: having or showing no thought of self or selfish interests

Other Words from self-forgetful

self-forgetfully \ ˌself-​fər-​ˈget-​fə-​lē How to pronounce self-forgetful (audio) \ adverb
self-forgetfulness noun

First Known Use of self-forgetful

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-forgetful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-forgetful. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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