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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishselflessself‧less /ˈselfləs/ adjective  SELFISH#caring about other people more than about yourself – used to show approval selfless devotion to their workselflessly adverbselflessness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
selflessIt was a genuinely selfless act, which I recount only because at the time it seemed so incredible.The new clergy houses were of a quite different, selfless and holy Gothic architecture.But let us not forget that he gave his life in an act of selfless devotion to the race.King Vessantara, being selfless, gave the elephant away without a second thought.She is selfless in religious commitment, yet delights in displaying herself in print as a spiritual heroine.Her instants of selfless love, so focused upon me, are balm for my abraded ego.They appealed to the selfless moral and ethical standards we like to believe we possess.Are you selfless, or sensitive?We must remember the selfless sacrifice of our soldiers.The idea of the selfless, self-sacrificing mother is not one that appeals to most women these days.He dedicated his entire life to selfless service to his country.
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