Selfishness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Selfishness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ selfishness
selfishness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ self-love
self-love
self-indulgence
self-worship
self-interest
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ egotism
egotism
egoism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ amour propre
amour propre
&c.(vanity) 880
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nepotism
nepotism
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ worldliness
worldliness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ world wisdom
world wisdom
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ illiberality
illiberality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ meanness
meanness
&c.->Adj.
time-pleaser
time-server
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tuft-hunter
tuft-hunter
fortune-hunter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ jobber
jobber
worldling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ egotist
egotist
egoist
monopolist
nepotist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dog in the manger
dog in the manger
charity that begins at home
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ canis in praesepi
canis in praesepi
=>foes to nobleness,
foes to nobleness
temporizer
trimmer
PARAG:Selfishness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be selfish
be selfish
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ please oneself
please oneself
indulge oneself
coddle oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ consult one's own wishes
consult one's own wishes
consult one's own pleasure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ look after one's own interest
look after one's own interest
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ feather one's nest
feather one's nest
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take care of number one
take care of number one
have an eye to the main chance
know on which side one's bread is buttered
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ give an inch and take an ell
give an inch and take an ell
PARAG:Selfishness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ selfish
selfish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ self-seeking
self-seeking
self-indulgent
self-interested
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wrapt up in self
wrapt up in self
centered in self
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ egotistic
egotistic
egotistical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ egoistical
egoistical
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ illiberal
illiberal
mean
ungenerous
narrow-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mercenary
mercenary
venal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ covetous
covetous
&c. 819
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unspiritual
unspiritual
earthly
earthly-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ mundane
mundane
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ worldly
worldly
worldly-minded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ worldly-wise
worldly-wise
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ timeserving
timeserving
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ interested
interested
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ alieni appetens sui profusus
alieni appetens sui profusus
PARAG:Selfishness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ungenerously
ungenerously
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to gain some private ends
to gain some private ends
from interested motives

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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