selfness

noun

self·​ness ˈself-nəs How to pronounce selfness (audio)

Examples of selfness in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

1574, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of selfness was in 1574

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Cite this Entry

“Selfness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selfness. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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