Definition of unselfish
: not selfish : generous
Examples of unselfish in a Sentence
She's a very unselfish young woman.
an unselfish man who spends much of his time helping his community
Recent Examples of unselfish from the Web
This was a very unselfish team, a team where the kids knew their roles.
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First Known Use of unselfish
UNSELFISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unselfish for English Language Learners
: having or showing more concern for other people than for yourself : not selfish
UNSELFISH Defined for Kids
Definition of unselfish for Students
: not selfish
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