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.
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.
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