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synonyms for selfless

  • altruistic
  • charitable
  • generous
  • humanitarian
  • loving
  • magnanimous
  • noble
  • self-effacing
  • benevolent
  • chivalrous
  • denying
  • devoted
  • disinterested
  • extroverted
  • helpful
  • incorruptible
  • indulgent
  • liberal
  • open-handed
  • self-denying
  • self-forgetful
  • self-forgetting
  • self-sacrificing
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antonyms for selfless

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  • mean
  • selfish
  • stingy
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How to use selfless in a sentence

Not civic or selfless, but corrosive, destructive and illegal.
THE CAPITOL MOB IMAGES SHOULDN’T SURPRISE YOU. OPEN INSURRECTION WAS ALWAYS WHERE WE WERE HEADED.PHILIP KENNICOTTJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A “good” coach is selfless as a leader and puts the needs of others ahead of his own interests, while an “evil” coach is willing to actively harm others to get what he wants.
WHO’S THE MOST CHAOTIC MOVIE FOOTBALL COACH?JOSH HERMSMEYERDECEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He represents the selfless service so many of our armed service members embody, and it’s one of the many reasons he’s put himself in a position to win on Election Day.
THE TRAILER: IS THIS THE FUTURE OF THE GOP?DAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The selfless civic engagement we see this season is to be applauded, as fortifying democracy becomes the business of American business.
WHY AMERICA’S VOLUNTEER SPIRIT COULD SAVE THE ELECTIONJAKEMETHOCTOBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Officer Leath will be deeply missed for how selfless and caring she was, and Mayor Joe Hogsett ordered the city’s flags to be flown at half-staff in her honor.
24-YEAR-OLD OFFICER FATALLY SHOT WHILE TRYING TO SAVE A WOMAN ON A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALLD. N.APRIL 15, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
He should have that oil of joy for his work, for his high, selfless purposes.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
She appears as utterly selfless, as having devoted herself to the will of God as He shall manifest that will.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
Thus our aims will have been pure and selfless; each one of us here will have risked all for the sake of an unknown.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
There is in every country a number of people who are selfless followers of liberty and who desire to see every country free.
FREEDOM THROUGH DISOBEDIENCEC. R. (CHITTARANJAN) DAS
With my greater powers, poured through me for selfless ends by the God of All, I could use force and render him harmless.
A SON OF PERDITIONFERGUS HUME
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WORDS RELATED TO SELFLESS

  • affectionate
  • altruistic
  • amicable
  • benevolent
  • charitable
  • compassionate
  • comprehending
  • comradely
  • cordial
  • disinterested
  • forgiving
  • fraternal
  • generous
  • humane
  • intimate
  • kindly
  • neighborly
  • personal
  • philanthropic
  • selfless
  • solicitous
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • understanding
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