- The quality or state of being selfish; lack of consideration for other people: an act of pure selfishnessMore example sentences
egocentrism, egotism, egomania, introversion, self-seeking, self-serving, self-obsession, self-absorption, self-regard, self-interest, self-love; lack of consideration, inconsiderateness, thoughtlessness, unthinkingness, heedlessness, regardlessness, insensitivity, insensitiveness, tactlessness, uncharitableness, unkindness; meanness, miserliness, greed, acquisitiveness, opportunism• informal looking after number one
- 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.