adverb see selfish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Selfishly — Self ish*ly, adv. In a selfish manner; with regard to private interest only or chiefly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • selfishly — selfish ► ADJECTIVE ▪ concerned chiefly with one s own personal profit or pleasure at the expense of consideration for others. DERIVATIVES selfishly adverb selfishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • selfishly — See selfish. * * * …   Universalium

  • selfishly — adverb In a selfish manner; with regard to private interest only or chiefly. Ant: unselfishly …   Wiktionary

  • selfishly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. egotistically, miserly, stingily, greedily, in one s own interest, meanly, cannily, ungenerously, illiberally, unchivalrously, to gain private ends, lacking in generosity, lacking in magnanimity, lacking in consideration; …   English dictionary for students

  • selfishly — adv. self centeredly, egotistically, in the manner of being concerned only with one s own self …   English contemporary dictionary

  • selfishly — self·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • selfishly — See: selfish …   English dictionary

  • selfishly — adverb in an egotistical manner he behaved egotistically • Syn: ↑egotistically • Ant: ↑unselfishly • Derived from adjective: ↑selfish, ↑egotistic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • selfishly adv — Would you like to buy some cod? asked Tom selfishly …   English expressions

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