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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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.
In her 10th season as a Spark, Parkers has finally shrugged off the burdens of giant expectations to become a portrait of unselfish joy.
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.
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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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