Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Caring only or chiefly for self.

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Usage examples "selfish":

  1. " There are a good many things you don't understand- about selfish men - mother. - "Herbert Carter's Legacy", Horatio Alger.
  2. Yet I ought not to be selfish. - "Wife in Name Only", Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay).
  3. I don't want to be selfish about you- I want to consider you, all the more because you won't consider yourself. - "Indian Summer", William D. Howells.