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Definition of "unselfish" []

  • Generous or altruistic. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unselfish" in a sentence
  • "Tribeca: Liam Neeson is known as an unselfish actor, which worked well with the ensemble cast."
  • "Liam Neeson is known as an unselfish actor, which worked well with the ensemble cast."
  • "The magic of beauty, the instinct of modesty, the naturalness of self-restraint, the idea of unselfish love, the meaning of duty, the feeling for art and poetry, the craving for religious conceptions and emotions -- all these things awake spontaneously in the unspoiled boy or girl at puberty."