- The definition of selfless is being more concerned with the needs of others than with your own needs.
An example of selfless is a mother's devotion to her child causing her to always puts the child's needs first, before her own.
selfless definition by Webster's New World
- devoted to others' welfare or interests and not one's own; unselfish; altruistic
- showing or prompted by unselfishness or altruism; self-sacrificing: a selfless act
selfless definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having, exhibiting, or motivated by no concern for oneself; unselfish: “Volunteers need both selfish and selfless motives to sustain their interest” (Natalie de Combray).
- selfˈless·ly adverb
- selfˈless·ness noun