noun. ['ˈsɛlfləsnɪs'] acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity.
Words that Rhyme with Selflessness
Example sentences of the word selflessness
1. Noun, singular or mass
Check your own motives, and you will likely discover that your sales go up with increased selflessness.
Quotes containing the word selflessness
1. I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren't all that different.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent
2. I think closeness to death would be pretty exhilarating in a way, and friendship, yeh, and selflessness, a kind of selflessness, a sense of your own worthlessness, I think, is pretty exhilarating.
- Sebastian Faulks
3. Those who live as though God sets the rules are not going by their own rules. That is the self-sacrifice, or selflessness, that peace more often than not requires. Those who insist on going by their own rules cannot make that sacrifice. They are the steady adherents of (global) conflict because they are forever fighting both themselves and others to do whatever they think that they want to do.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy
noun. ['ˈsɛlfləsnɪs'] the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others.