OTHER WORDS FROM selflessself·less·ly, adverbself·less·ness, noun
How to use selfless in a sentence
I want to personally thank Jordan’s parents, Marty and Tonya, for their selfless leadership in partnering with the University of Maryland to create something tangible that will educate and positively impact so many.Maryland approves $3.5 million settlement over Jordan McNair’s death|Emily Giambalvo, Rick Maese|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
At its core, “The Duke and I” is a story of overcoming the shadows of the past, learning how to love oneself and how to truly be selfless.How ‘Bridgerton’ flipped the script on ‘The Duke and I’|Vanessa Riley|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
He defied death and gravity to selflessly protect New Yorkers until his final moments in the Twin Towers.
Faced with a moping, stony-faced new partner, Beth did not selflessly set aside her own pain to help.
For generations, physicians have selflessly upheld the pillars of medical ethics; chief among them is patient autonomy.Gitmo Prisoner Force-Feeding Violates Medical Ethics|Nuriel Moghavem, Marty Makary|July 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Busy citizens Pat Moynihan and Laura Messano give selflessly to the Volunteer Center because they care about their community.Hurricane Sandy Anniversary a Reminder of the Power of Volunteers|Jill W. Iscol|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Throughout the Libyan revolution, he selflessly served our country and the Libyan people at our mission in Benghazi.Attacks on American Consulate in Libya kill four, including American Ambassador|Justin Green|September 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He fitted himself without explanations, selflessly, with magnificent disinterestedness, into his friend's needs.The Dark Tower|Phyllis Bottome
All were honest and respected business men, pledged to serve the city faithfully and selflessly.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
And what she hoped, quite selflessly, was that the temptation would suffice; that he would not go to Althea.Franklin Kane|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
I love you selflessly, as if I myself were already over the border.Juliette Drouet's Love-Letters to Victor Hugo|Louis Guimbaud
If we can selflessly confront evil for the sake of good in a land so far away, then surely we can make this land all it should be.