English word selfless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English self.
Selfless detailed word origin explanation
|-less || English (eng) ||Lacking (something); without (something). |
|self || English (eng) ||(botany) A seedling produced by self-pollination (plural selfs).. (molecular biology, immunology) Any molecule, cell, or tissue of an organism's own (belonging to the self), as opposed to a foreign (nonself) molecule, cell, or tissue (for example, infective, allogenic, or xenogenic).. An individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness (plural selves).. The subject of [...] |
|selfless || English (eng) ||Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish. |
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