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Synonyms for selfish

Synonyms for selfish

Antonyms for selfish

concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others

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He ought not to be selfish, but he will continue to be selfish as long as he lives in a social system that is based on pig-ethics.
Let a man do what he will, if he knows he's to bear the punishment himself, he isn't half so bad as a mean selfish coward as makes things easy t' himself and knows all the while the punishment 'll fall on somebody else.
It was incomprehensible that she should care so much for a man who was so indifferent, so selfish, so grossly self-indulgent; and he divined dimly that in her heart she knew his indifference and his selfishness, knew them and loved him humbly all the same.
Now, Mammy has a sort of goodness," said Marie; "she's smooth and respectful, but she's selfish at heart.
I do, indeed," said Marie; "they are just so selfish, now, the best of them.
I suppose it is partly our fault that they are selfish, and act like spoiled children; but I've talked to St.
Clare means well, I am bound to believe; but men are constitutionally selfish and inconsiderate to woman.
Is that which can bend and turn, and descend and ascend, to fit every crooked phase of selfish, worldly society, religion?
But when an unkind word is on your lips, when a selfish, angry feeling rises in your heart, or an unkind, cruel deed is to be done, then will you hear the soft, low chime of the flower-bell; listen to its warning, let the word remain unspoken, the deed undone, and in the quiet joy of your own heart, and the magic perfume of your bosom flower, you will find a sweet reward.
When first the Fairy placed it there, she had been pleased with her new gift, and for a while obeyed the fairy bell, and often tried to win some fragrance from the flower, by kind and pleasant words and actions; then, as the Fairy said, she found a sweet reward in the strange, soft perfume of the magic blossom, as it shone upon her breast; but selfish thoughts would come to tempt her, she would yield, and unkind words fell from her lips; and then the flower drooped pale and scentless, the fairy bell rang mournfully, Annie would forget her better resolutions, and be again a selfish, wilful little child.
was selfish, so it's she's been PS1,000 Nigel Her behaviour was slammed as 'appallingly selfish' by council bosses.
Located in the very heart of Vilnius, Selfish Bistro is a true heaven for seafood, wine and champagne lovers.
He said, 'Farooq Abdullah has always played non-serious and selfish politics.
Let us continue to pray sincerely for the grace to be less proud and selfish.
These women who have kids then snap straight back into shape, they only think of themselves, they should be spending this preciouspreciousprecious time bonding with their child, not dieting, so SELFISH.