Selfless vs Unselfishness - What's the difference?

selfless | unselfishness |


As an adjective selfless

is having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.

As a noun unselfishness is

the state of being unselfish.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

selfless

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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.

    Derived terms

    * selflessness

    unselfishness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state of being unselfish.