HyperDic: selfishness

English > 1 sense of the word selfishness:
NOUNattributeselfishnessstinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
selfishness > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lfihshnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > selfishness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaningstinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others.
Narrowergreediness, voraciousness, rapaciousnessAn excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)
opportunism, self-interest, self-seeking, expediencetaking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
BroaderstinginessA lack of generosity / generosity
OppositeunselfishnessThe quality of not putting yourself first but being willing / willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others
Spanishegoísmo, gallería
Catalanegoisme
Adjectivesselfishconcerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others

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