As adjectives the difference between charitable and selfless
is that charitable
is pertaining to charity while selfless
is having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.
Pertaining to charity.
Having a purpose or character of a charity.
* charitable organization
* charitable purpose
Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.
- In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother's life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.