Associations to the word «Selfish»


SELFISH, adjective. Holding one’s self-interest as the standard for decision making.
SELFISH, adjective. Having regard for oneself above others’ well-being.
SELFISH GENE, noun. The concept of viewing genes as if they were the primary drivers and beneficiaries of the evolutionary process.

Dictionary definition

SELFISH, adjective. 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.

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia