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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Selflessness \Self"less*ness\, n.
Quality or state of being selfless.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
[syn: altruism, selflessness] [ant: egocentrism,
egoism, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-
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,
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