self-forgetful
adjective Date: 1822 having or showing no thought of self or selfish interests • self-forgetfully adverbself-forgetfulness noun

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  • self-forgetful — [self′fər get′fəl] adj. ignoring one s own interests; selfless; unselfish …   English World dictionary

  • self-forgetful — self forgetfully, adv. self forgetfulness, n. /self feuhr get feuhl, self /, adj. forgetful or not thinking of one s own advantage, interest, etc. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-forgetful — /sɛlf fəˈgɛtfəl/ (say self fuh getfuhl) adjective forgetful, or not thinking, of one s own advantage, interest, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-forgetful — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without concern for oneself: self denying, self forgetting, selfless, unselfish. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

  • self-forgetful — adj. unselfish. Derivatives: self forgetfulness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-forgetful — altruist, one who does not think of himself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-for|get|ting — «SEHLF fuhr GEHT ihng», adjective. = self forgetful. (Cf. ↑self forgetful) …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-forgetting — self forgettingly, adv. /self feuhr get ing, self /, adj. self forgetful. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-forgetting — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : self forgetful • self forgettingly | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adverb * * * self forgettingly, adv. /self feuhr get ing, self /, adj. self forgetful. [1840 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-denial — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Catharism, Franciscanism, Sabbatarianism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga, abnegation, abstaining, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, altruism, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, aplomb, asceticism …   Moby Thesaurus

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