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3 definitions found
 for selflessness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Selflessness \Self"less*ness\, n.
     Quality or state of being selfless.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  selflessness
      n 1: the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
           [syn: altruism, selflessness] [ant: egocentrism,
           egoism, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-
           interest]
      2: acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of
         the joint activity [syn: selflessness, self-sacrifice]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "selflessness":
     Olympian detachment, altruism, commitment, consecration,
     dedication, detachment, devotion, disinterest, disinterestedness,
     dispassion, dispassionateness, humility, impartiality, loftiness,
     modesty, neutrality, sacrifice, self-abasement, self-abnegation,
     self-denial, self-devotion, self-effacement, self-forgetfulness,
     self-immolation, self-neglect, self-neglectfulness,
     self-renouncement, self-sacrifice, self-subjection,
     unacquisitiveness, unbias, unbiasedness, unpossessiveness,
     unselfishness
  
  

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