selfless

adjective self·less \ ˈsel-fləs \
Updated on: 15 May 2018

Definition of selfless

: having no concern for self : unselfish

selflessly

adverb

selflessness

noun

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First Known Use of selfless

1821

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SELFLESS Defined for English Language Learners

selfless

Definition of selfless for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing great concern for other people and little or no concern for yourself


SELFLESS Defined for Kids

selfless

adjective self·less \ ˈsel-fləs \

Definition of selfless for Students

: showing great concern for and willingness to give unselfishly to others

selflessly

adverb

selflessness

noun

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