selfless

[ self-lis ]
/ ˈsɛlf lɪs /

adjective

having little or no concern for oneself, especially with regard to fame, position, money, etc.; unselfish.

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Origin of selfless

First recorded in 1815–25; self + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM selfless

self·less·ly, adverbself·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for selflessness

selfless
/ (ˈsɛlflɪs) /

adjective

having little concern for one's own interests

Derived forms of selfless

selflessly, adverbselflessness, noun
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