selfishness美 英 ['selfɪʃ(ə)nəs]
Maugre all the selfishness that chills east winds the world, the whole human family is bathed with an element of love like a fine ether.
Particularly in Taiwan, where the rich and the powerful are posing as role models, people have learned that selfishness seems to pay.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
I noticed on that occasion how much selfishness there is even in a love like Mr Linton's, when he so regretted Catherine's blessed release!
At a time when dishonesty and selfishness seem to be making inroads into American life, Mazur's selflessness set him apart as a role model.
Selfishness must always be forgiven, you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
This theory developed on the assumption that job satisfaction and a sense of responsibility would counter or negate directorial selfishness.
He knew he must not suffer selfishness to triumph over his sense of responsibility.
Or perhaps he understood that, under Adams' selfishness and weaknesses, there was an honest man who would do anything for his country.
The response presupposes a combination of extreme rationality and extreme selfishness, which does not always prevail.