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selfness

[self-nis]
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noun
  1. selfhood.
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Origin of selfness

First recorded in 1580–90; self + -ness
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Examples from the Web for selfness

Historical Examples

  • To love one's self at the expense of one's fellows is for selfness to become malignancy.

    A Man's Value to Society

    Newell Dwight Hillis