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British pronunciation/sˈɛlfɪʃnəs/
American pronunciation/ˈsɛɫfɪʃnəs/

the quality or state of being excessively focused on oneself, one's own interests, or needs without regard for others.

antonyms : unselfishness
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selfishness definition and meaning
1Despite his efforts to conceal his true nature, his arrogance and selfishness eventually became evident to everyone.
2Despite her best efforts to be kind and compassionate, her innate selfishness couldn't be suppressed, proving that what is bred in the bone will come out in the flesh.
3Even though she was fully aware of the risks, Susan refused to take the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of a contagious disease, proving that selfishness knows no bound.
4Even though she had the option to work from home, Susan demanded that her team come into the office every day, proving that selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
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