selfness

[ self-nis ]
/ ˈsɛlf nɪs /

noun

QUIZZES

Fend Off Sciolism With This Word Of The Day Quiz
Are you the Cinderella of this week’s quiz? Test your memory on the words and definitions from March 23–29.
Question 1 of 7
schlep

Origin of selfness

First recorded in 1580–90; self + -ness
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for selfness

  • To love one's self at the expense of one's fellows is for selfness to become malignancy.

    A Man's Value to Society|Newell Dwight Hillis