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OTHER WORDS FROM selfishself·ish·ly, adverbself·ish·ness, noun
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As it turns out, they do so selfishly, obnoxiously, and despicably.‘This Is the End’ Craziest Moments Quiz: Which Celeb Did What?|Kevin Fallon|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless Apple is dumping Google, selfishly putting its feud with Google ahead of the needs of its customers.Apple’s Move to Spite Google and Use Its Own Map Software Hurts Customers|Dan Lyons|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
However, I, in an un–Eagle Scout–like desire, selfishly want something.The Eagle Scouts and Boy Scouts of America’s Antigay Policy|Naka Nathaniel|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But be advised that the power to realize your wishes is lost if they are too selfishly motivated.
Now, Tiger is selfishly willing to embarrass his dead father to rescue his reputation.The Psychological Strategy of the Tiger Ad and Why It Will Backfire|Adam Hanft|April 9, 2010|DAILY BEAST
You must not be ill, my child—it disturbs my Marcus Aurelian tranquillity, and is most selfishly inconsiderate of you.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
His lady-friends would hand it to no one but him, and he guarded it selfishly.The Test Colony|Winston Marks
Help me to be unselfish, child, for I fear that I have selfishly tried to thrust out of your memory any thought of him.The Idol of The Blind|Tom Gallon
She has selfishly caused me a world of suffering and misery for three long months.A Mysterious Disappearance|Gordon Holmes
And I selfishly decided that the Judge might have this privilege entirely to himself.The Virginian|Owen Wister