HyperDic: selfish

English > 1 sense of the word selfish:
ADJECTIVEallselfishconcerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others
selfish > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lfihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > selfish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningconcerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others.
Example"Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
Narroweregotistic, egotistical, narcissistic, self-lovingcharacteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
self-serving, self-seekinginterested only in yourself
See alsoegoistic, egoistical, egocentric, self-centered, self-centredLimited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
inconsideratelacking regard for the rights or feelings of others
stingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
Oppositeunselfishdisregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
Spanishegoista, egoísta
Catalanegoista
Nounsselfishnessstinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
Adverbsselfishlyin an egotistical manner

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