unselfishness :

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  • n  the quality of not putting yourself first but being willing to give your time or money or effort etc. for others
    rural people show more devotion and unselfishness than do their urban cousins
  • n  acting generously

  • The four tenets of Frank Buchman's version of Oxford Group Christianity were "absolute honesty, absolute purity, absolute unselfishness and absolute love," and so much absolutism .
  • An ex--New York Knick, he coached teams including the Detroit Pistons, the Phoenix Suns and Bill Bradley's Princeton squad--and treasured teamwork and unselfishness above all.
  • Houck was immediately drawn to the group's teachings, which were based on four principles: honesty, purity, unselfishness and love.
News & Articles

  • PBT: LeBron leads Heat to win by doing it his way
    PBT: Peppered with questions about a lack of aggressiveness after Game 1, LeBron James flipped the script with his unselfishness in Game 2.
    June 10, 2013 - MSNBC
  • SOFTBALL TOURNEY: Katie Wood, Bishop Stang ready for Dedham
    Although she does all the little things, it’s not uncommon for Katie Wood to come up big. Bishop Stang second baseman Katie Wood has done everything asked of her, and her unselfishness has played a role in guiding the Spartans into today’s (Sunday, June 9) Division 2 South Sectional final against Dedham.
    June 9, 2013 - Fall River Herald News
  • Oladipo wins Eddie Sutton Tustenugee Award
    Victor Oladipo was named the 2013 winner of the Eddie Sutton Tustenugee Award Wednesday, an award which recognizes an athlete who exemplifies the tenacity and unselfishness that characterized Sutton's career.
    June 7, 2013 - Indiana Daily Student

  • Urban Meyer in MiamiHerald.com
    It think he's had the same impact on me he has had on college football,Meyer said. "The one thing about Tim is the unselfishness and his mission outside of college football is unparalleled as far as I'm concerned. The impact he's made --...
  • Chauncey Billups in USA Today
    Our confidence is very high right now,Billups said. "We're feeling really good about how we're playing, about the unselfishness of the team and how we're locked in on defensive coverages and stuff. We're feeling really good."
  • Ben Howland in ESPN
    I think we were really good today. I think we could have beaten most teams in the country,Howland said. "I love the unselfishness of our team. Our quickness was really evident. These guys are just tremendous -- it's a lot of fun to be...

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