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Synonyms for unselfish
ʌnˈsɛl fɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unselfish(adj)

    disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others

    Antonyms:
    narcissistic, self-loving, ungenerous, selfish, egotistical, self-serving, self-seeking, egotistic, stingy

  2. unselfish(adj)

    not greedy

    Antonyms:
    narcissistic, self-serving, ungenerous, stingy, self-seeking, egotistical, selfish, self-loving, egotistic

Wiktionary

  1. unselfish(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    selfless, generous, altruistic

    Antonyms:
    selfish

  2. unselfish(adjective)

    Not selfish; selfless; generous; altruistic.

    The man was in an unselfish mood that day, so decided to give a \u00A320 note to the next charity he came across.

    Synonyms:
    altruistic, selfless, generous

    Antonyms:
    selfish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unselfish(a.)

    Synonyms:
    disinterested, generous, liberal, magnanimous, high-minded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unselfish(a)

    Synonyms:
    magnanimous, disinterested, altruistic, charitable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unselfish":

    selfless, disinterested, altruistic, generous

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How to use unselfish in a sentence?

  1. Iris Murdoch:

    In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.

  2. Dwyane Wade:

    We're playing unselfish basketball, any given night, anybody can be more aggressive than other guys, depending on matchups, depending on the night.

  3. Brandon Garic Notch:

    Writing is the most unselfish act one can do.

  4. William Franklin Billy Graham:

    The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who loves only oneself attracts many towards him/her because the parity of people nature works in tandem; but one who stands unselfish in life distracts many and so he remains without any.


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