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Definition of selfishness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

selfishness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈselfɪʃnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈselfɪʃnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the quality of caring only about yourself rather than about other people He was the victim of his own greed and selfishness. opposite unselfishness, selflessness