Selfishness

Definition of Selfishness

Self´ish`ness
n.1.The quality or state of being selfish; exclusive regard to one's own interest or happiness; that supreme self-love or self-preference which leads a person to direct his purposes to the advancement of his own interest, power, or happiness, without regarding those of others.
Selfishness, - a vice utterly at variance with the happiness of him who harbors it, and, as such, condemned by self-love.
- Sir J. Mackintosh.

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autotheism, ego, egocentricity, egocentrism, egoism, egoisticalness, egotism, egotisticalness, individualism, self, self-absorption, self-centeredness, self-centerment, self-interest, self-regard, self-seeking, self-worship, selfhood, selfism, selfness
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