Selfish vs. Selfless

By Jaxson

  • Selfish (adjective)

    Holding one’s own self-interest as the standard for decision making.

  • Selfish (adjective)

    Having regard for oneself above others’ well-being.

  • Selfless (adjective)

    Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.

    “In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother’s life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.”

  • Selfless (adjective)

    concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than with one’s own; unselfish

    “an act of selfless devotion”

Oxford Dictionary

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