- forgetful or not thinking of one's own advantage, interest, etc.
Origin of self-forgetful
Related Words for self-forgetfulaltruistic, benevolent, charitable, chivalrous, devoted, disinterested, extroverted, generous, helpful, humanitarian, incorruptible, indulgent, liberal, loving, magnanimous, noble, self-denying, self-effacing, self-forgetting, self-sacrificing
Examples from the Web for self-forgetful
Historical Examples of self-forgetful
For some time together I remained in this self-forgetful state of bliss.My Reminiscences
How considerate, how patient, how self-forgetful he had always been.All Roads Lead to Calvary
Jerome K. Jerome
Don't be too generous, nor too strong, nor too self-forgetful.
Is it thus you answer the warning of too disinterested and self-forgetful a love?Eugene Aram, Complete
Before that I had seen only the world and things in it, had sought them self-forgetful of all but my impulse.Tono Bungay
H. G. Wells
- forgetful of one's own interests