HyperDic: unselfish

English > 2 senses of the word unselfish:
ADJECTIVEallunselfishdisregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
allunselfishnot greedy
English > unselfish: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdisregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others.
Narrowerpublic-spiritedshowing unselfish interest in the public welfare
self-denying, self-giving, self-sacrificingwilling / willing to deprive yourself
self-forgetfulshowing lack of self-interest
sharingunselfishly willing / willing to share with others
See alsoaltruistic, selflessshowing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
considerateshowing concern for the rights and feelings of others
generouswilling to give and share unstintingly
Oppositeselfishconcerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others
Spanishdesinteresado
Nounsunselfishnessacting generously
unselfishnessthe quality of not putting yourself first but being willing / willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others
Adverbsunselfishlyin an unselfish manner
English > unselfish: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot greedy.
Broadergenerouswilling to give and share unstintingly
Spanishaltruista, desinteresado
Catalandesinteressat
Nounsunselfishnessacting generously
unselfishnessthe quality of not putting yourself first but being willing / willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others

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