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unselfishness
Definition:
the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others; " rural people show more devotion and unselfishness than do their urban cousins"

Synonyms:

noun
attribute
unselfishness.
benevolence
beneficence, benevolence, good will, motherliness, humanitarianism, generosity, kindness, compassion, neighborliness, charity, bountifulness, munificence, magnanimity, philanthropy, altruism.
big-heartedness
generousness, Great-heartedness, bountifulness, magnanimousness.
bounteousness
freehandedness, unsparingness, big-heartedness.
courtesy
chivalry, compassion, service, liberality, dispensation, bounty, kindness, consent, generosity, consideration, accommodation, unselfishness.
disinterestedness
incorruptibility, devotion, self-effacement, self-denial, helpfulness, largesse, openhandedness, loving-kindness, self-sacrifice.
generosity
goodness, profusion, greatheartedness, greatness, graciousness, all heart, bigness, largesse, Freeness, goodwill, heart, Nobleness, hospitality, alms-giving, bounteousness, readiness, charitableness, largess, high-mindedness, free giving, hospitableness.
kindness
decency, tact, serviceability, delicacy, fellow feeling, cordiality, solicitude, patience, tolerance, graciousness, grace, affection, courtesy, kindliness, forbearance, Sweetness, good will, tenderness, mildness, sympathy, thoughtfulness, solicitousness, clemency, understanding, amiability, gentleness, humanity, indulgence, good intention.
large-heartedness
lavishness.
martyrdom
anguish, pain, agonizing, mortification, agony, affliction, persecution, distress, devotion, ordeal, self-immolation, self-sacrifice, sacrifice, crucifixion, torture, torment.
modesty
demureness, humility, coyness, selflessness, meekness, undemonstrativeness, timidity, modesty, shyness, bashfulness, humbleness, unobtrusiveness, reservation.
sweetness
pleasantness, docilities, docility, Sweetness.
unselfishness
benevolence, altruism, openhandedness, munificence, beneficence, charity, magnanimity, helpfulness, philanthropy.
Examples of usage:
  1. I always tell papa that there's no country like America for real unselfishness; and if they're all like that, in Chicago! – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  2. Like Neal Ward he had walked with Hope along the roads and lanes of County Antrim, had heard him talking, had seen- as no man, even the basest, could fail to see- the wonderful purity and unselfishness of Hope's character. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  3. Nowhere else than out of the life of freedom could have come that personal unselfishness and generosity which made so gracious a part of this good man's character. – Addresses by Phillips Brooks
  4. Her sudden unselfishness- Dion believed it was that- touched him to the heart. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  5. It is not a question of rank and fashion, but of good feeling, common sense, unselfishness. – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley

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