Selflessness

in a Sentence

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Definition of Selflessness

the act of thinking of others instead of yourself

Examples of Selflessness in a sentence

Her selflessness was displayed when Marta ran onto the tracks of an oncoming train to rescue the helpless toddler.

Mother Theresa exhibited her selflessness by devoting her life to taking care of the poor children of India.

To become a firefighter, one must ensure dedication to the job, selflessness toward strangers and bravery to enter a dangerous situation.

Private First Class Johnson threw himself on a live grenade saving 25 soldiers’ lives which shows his selflessness.

Witnesses observed the German shepherd’s selflessness and loyalty to its owner when he attacked the intruder.

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