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English noun: selflessness

1. selflessness (attribute) the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others


Synonymsaltruism


Broader (hypernym)unselfishness


Antonymsegocentrism, self-centeredness, self-concern, egoism, self-interest

2. selflessness (act) acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity


Synonymsself-sacrifice


Broader (hypernym)cooperation


Narrower (hyponym)abnegation, denial, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation









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