OTHER WORDS FROM selfishself·ish·ly, adverbself·ish·ness, noun
How to use selfish in a sentence
A willingness to be more selfish is a goal for another elite point guard prospect, Indiana senior Ali Patberg.How These WNBA Prospects Can Improve Their Draft Stock|Howard Megdal|November 24, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
So holding up any emergency vehicle is selfish beyond belief.Hints From Heloise: Good manners are for the road, too|Heloise Heloise|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
It seems selfish, as well as shortsighted, for people to refuse to take common-sense measures to protect themselves and others.
It seemed selfish to me to engage in nonessential travel to the race and potentially put myself and others at risk of spreading covid.As the coronavirus tears through rural Maryland, an ultramarathon plans to race on|Rick Maese|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Masks are neither completely selfless nor selfish — they help everyone.Wearing a mask isn’t just about protecting other people, the CDC says. It can help you — and might prevent lockdowns.|Ben Guarino, Lena H. Sun, Ariana Eunjung Cha|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Marrying yourself merely underscores selfishness and self-interest, rather than enabling you to live singly in the best way.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are mean, unhappy and inspired only by their fatal selfishness.
The pontiff blasts the selfishness, arrogance and detachment of the cardinals in Rome.
Fatigue, sadness, or psychosis is not about choice or laziness or selfishness.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide|Jean Kim|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I don't get to spend my money or my time with utmost selfishness.
The socialist looking thus at the world we live in sees in it nothing but waste and selfishness and inefficiency.
Even the purest selfishness would dictate a policy of social insurance.
The ancient grudging selfishness that would not feed other people's children should be cast out.
A vein of shrewd and humorous sarcasm, together with an under-current of quiet selfishness, made him a very pleasant companion. '
Politeness, being based upon real kindness of heart, cannot exist where there is selfishness or brutality to warp its growth.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley