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
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Huberdeau is an unselfish cog of the Panthers offense, typically looking first to set up teammates before taking a shot himself.
Deep threat with an unselfish side Green scored all nine of his points from beyond the arc and had a game-high seven assists.
Shoot the puck, Jake Jake Voracek isn’t the first player to be unselfish to a fault due to a lack of confidence in his shot.
These unselfish players allow the rest of the team to express themselves and gives the side a base, a platform to build on, and are a crucial aspect of any successful side.
The cup, which honors activity in the preceding year, has been awarded since 1901 to recognize unselfish community service without expectation of public recognition or material reward.
But in the early 1960s, the notion that politicians were anything but unselfish public servants was, well, under-appreciated.
Last season’s team played a free-wheeling, uptempo, unselfish style modeled after the Golden State Warriors – something of an obsession for Green – and was ranked No. 1 for 16 weeks before being upset in the national semifinals.
Even for Butler this was a uniquely unselfish team, with Jordan averaging a team-best 11.7 ppg — the only player in double figures — in a season where nobody led Butler in scoring two games in a row.
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First Known Use of unselfish
Synonymsbighearted, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, free, freehanded, freehearted, fulsome, liberal, munificent, open, openhanded, generous, unsparing, unstinting
Antonymscheap, close, closefisted, costive, illiberal [archaic], mingy, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, selfish, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfisted, uncharitable, ungenerous
Related Wordsextravagant, handsome, lavish, overgenerous, profuse; altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, hospitable, humanitarian, philanthropic (also philanthropical); big, greathearted, largehearted, magnanimous, openhearted; compassionate, good-hearted, kind, kindly, samaritan, sympathetic
Near Antonymsmean, petty, small; frugal, spare, sparing, thrifty; chary, stinting; acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting, covetous, desirous, grasping, hoggish, itchy, mercenary, rapacious; begrudging, envious, grudging, resentful
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