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selflessness

[ self-lis-nis ]
/ ˈsɛlf lɪs nɪs /
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noun
lack of preoccupation with one’s own interests, advancement, desires, etc., and attentiveness to those of others; unselfishness:Playing volleyball taught me the value of teamwork, discipline, and selflessness, which can all be applied in the classroom in helping others.
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