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1. unselfish

adjective. disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others.

Synonyms

  • public-spirited
  • considerate
  • self-forgetful
  • self-denying
  • self-giving
  • self-sacrificing
  • generous
  • selfless
  • sharing

Antonyms

  • inconsiderate
  • stingy
  • selfish
  • tactless

Etymology

  • selfish (English)
  • -ish (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. unselfish

adjective. not greedy.

Antonyms

  • unkind

Etymology

  • selfish (English)
  • -ish (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word unselfish


1. Adjective
Call it lust, call it desire, but don't call it love -- because true love is unselfish, and a love that is forbidden can never be selfless.

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