[ US /ˈsɛɫfɫəs/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛlfləs/ ]
  1. showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
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How To Use selfless In A Sentence

  • Their history is replete with heroic deeds of selfless devotion and supreme sacrifice over the years.
  • You cannot suddenly engender selfless commitment when you go on operations. Times, Sunday Times
  • His season on the pitch has not been too eye-catching but his selfless act in donating the receipts of his testimonial game to children's charities is one of the greatest things a Premiership footballer had done this season.
  • Perhaps the only all-enduring and selfless love was that of a mother for her child.
  • One of the most brave and unique documentary projects, it leaves you in awe of its selfless creator and his generous family.
  • The other meaning of self occurs in the term selflessness, where it refers to a falsely imagined, overconcretized status of existence called “inherent existence.” How to See Yourself As You Really Are
  • You've only to look at the selfless behaviour of those assembled in the political arena just along the road to see that New Zealanders have a highly overdeveloped sense of fair play.
  • But the point of ego dissolution required to exist in a state of selfless divine love is also one of death and rebirth.
  • The word selfless is an adjective that defines a person who is completely devoted to others welfare or interest and not ones own. Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine: Words to Live By: Kindness is Contagious (VIDEO)
  • he acted selflessly when he helped the old lady in distress
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