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1. unselfishness

noun. the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others.

Synonyms

  • generosity
  • selflessness
  • generousness

Antonyms

  • stinginess
  • egoism
  • competition
  • selfish

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • unselfish (English)
  • selfish (English)

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2. unselfishness

noun. acting generously.

Synonyms

  • sharing
  • generosity

Antonyms

  • unkindness
  • stingy
  • generous

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • unselfish (English)
  • selfish (English)

Example sentences of the word unselfishness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Offering incense is a very solemn act made with the utmost respect, with pure unselfishness as its goal.

2. Adjective
Catholics view love as an act of will, devotion, unselfishness and sacrifice.

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