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
Many wanted the Pacers to get at least one first-round pick in return, but Pritchard wanted something more tangible – young players already in the NBA who were versatile and unselfish with plenty of upside.
But part of Boston's success was built on unselfish role players.
At very least, must have been a big fan of the unselfish 1973 championship team.
The scope of his appeal is a testament to just how well his game travels; stifling defense and unselfish offense play everywhere, even for a veteran who really doesn’t contribute all that much as a scorer.
Like Barkov, Heponiemi is too unselfish at times and needs to be more aggressive offensively rather than pass.
Lonzo, the eldest and steadiest, was one of the most effortlessly unselfish players to come along in years, a point guard whose passes seemed to come with a notarized letter of instruction about what to do with them.
Frazier joined the Pelicans late in the 2015-16 season on a 10-day contract and earned a spot on the team with his playmaking ability and unselfish style of play.
As one of the Thunder's three young stars, Durant, like LeBron, had also been criticized for being too passive, too unselfish, at times.
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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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