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(of a person, action, or motive) Lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one's own personal profit or pleasure,
  1. (of a person, action, or motive) Lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one's own personal profit or pleasure
    • - I joined them for selfish reasons

  1. concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
  2. (selfishly) egotistically: in an egotistical manner; "he behaved egotistically"
  3. (selfishness) stinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
  4. House is scheduled to enter a seventh season on September 20, 2010. This season will address House and Cuddy's relationship. In Bulgaria, Nova Television will begin airing the seventh season on September 24, 2010, only four days after the original US-air.
  5. "Selfish" is the debut single from Asia Cruise, from her upcoming debut album, Who Is Asia Cruise?. The song was written and produced by Dwayne Nesmith and Pierre Medor—better known as Tha Cornaboyz—and Tyrrell Bing. ...
  6. Selfishness denotes the precedence given in thought or deed to the self, i.e., self interest or self concern. It is the act of placing one's own needs or desires above the needs or desires of others. ...
  7. Holding one’s self-interest as the standard for decision making; Having regard for oneself above others’ well-being
  8. (selfishly) In a selfish manner; with regard to private interest only or chiefly
  9. (selfishness) the quality of being selfish, the condition of putting one's own interests before those of others
  10. (SELFISHNESS) Taking care of oneself without thought for others. 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.
  11. (SELFISHNESS) being self-centered; based on looking good, feeling good, being right and in control; idolatry.
  12. (Selfishness) (1) devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others. (2) seeking your own good at the world's cost. (3) the only real atheism.
  13. (Selfishness) Making the gratification of the personal self or ego the paramount aim in conduct; a disregard of the interests of others. ...
  14. (Selfishness) Thinking of or acting upon that which is in one's interest, or in the interest of one's family, friends, business, etc.. ...
  15. (Selfishness) is devotion to or concern with one's own advantage or welfare to the exclusion of regard for others. Science and religion both teach selfishness: That the first rule of life is self preservation, which results in "me first" and the creed of materialism. ...
  16. (selfishness) n. prude, evangelist, infection, mistake, loudmouth (Annoyance and Irritation)
  17. (selfishness) the commitment, in action, to one's self, i.e., one's own values; a persistent quest to achieve — and the refusal to betray — one's values for any reason. Here, it is embodied consistently in the life of Howard Roark.
  18. Altruism and selfishness are considered to be equivalent terms in science of ethics. They both are interpreted to mean acting in one’s long-term best interest.
  19. A gene that increases its own transmission but reduces the fitness of the individual that carries it.
  20. What I label you when you nurture your true self instead of capitulate to my false self.
  21. A personality characteristic of a person who causes negative impacts to others by being obsessed at satisfying his own needs first.
  22. What the owner of a seafood store does
  23. Research upon narcissists’ behaviour in resource dilemmas supports the case for narcissists as being selfish.^[15]
  24. A trait of every egocentric conservative and libertarian who resists the supremacy of our utopian Marxist state.
  25. the pursuit of self interest; a virtue when linked to becoming the greatest possible instrument of learning along the path of the Soul;