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selfishness Line breaks: self¦ish|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛlfɪʃnəs/

Definition of selfishness in English:


[mass noun]
The quality or state of being selfish; lack of consideration for other people: 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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