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selfishness Syllabification: self·ish·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈselfiSHnəs/

Definition of selfishness in English:


The quality or condition of being selfish: an act of pure selfishness
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  • As a manifestation of petty selfishness and greed such meanness is hard to credit.
  • It is based upon greed and selfishness and the only god is profit, regardless.
  • His examples from the past reveal that greed, hubris and selfishness often impeded recognition of a problem until it was too late.
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