11 Letters
8 Consonants
3 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use selfishness as a noun in a sentence.
About Selfishness
A 3 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters e, f, h, i, l, n, and s, 8 consonants, 3 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter s. Selfishness starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, se, sel, self, selfi, and the ending characters are s, ss, ess, ness, hness, . Selfishness is also a double consonant (ss) word. View the double consonant words list.
Stinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
Compound Words
A compound word, selfishness has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are selfish, and ness.
Pig Latin
Selfishness in Pig Latin is said as "elfishnesssay or elfishnesssway".
s | e | l | f | i | s | h | n | e | s | s
se | el | lf | fi | is | sh | hn | ne | es | ss
sel | elf | lfi | fis | ish | shn | hne | nes | ess
self | elfi | lfis | fish | ishn | shne | hnes | ness
Word Gram

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Selfishness"

There are 27 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to selfishness.

Ego(psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
Egocentrismattempting to get personal recognition for yourself (especially by unacceptable means)
Egoismattempting to get personal recognition for yourself (especially by unacceptable means)
Egotisman exaggerated opinion of your own importance
Individualismthe quality of being individual
"so absorbed by the movement that she lost all sense of individuality"
Individualitythe distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
"you can lose your identity when you join the army"

View all cognitive synonyms for Selfishness


There are 1 words that have the opposite meaning of selfishness.

Unselfishnessacting generously


There are 1 anagrams from selfishness.

Anagram Definition
Selfishnessstinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others

View English words with the unique letters used in selfishness. Words With The Letters Efhilns


Selfishness has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Stinginessa lack of generosity
a general unwillingness to part with money


There are 5 hyponyms for selfishness

Word Definition
Expediencetaking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
Greedinessan excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts);
"the greediness of lawyers"
Opportunismtaking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
Self Interest
Self Seeking


Completed AZ word finder features completed

  • Word Unscambler has been renamed and will be altered to a complete Anagram Solver
  • Syllable counter is now available for text and documents.
  • In The Middle / In The Center word finding. Searching "two syllable words with qu in the middle", "ab in the center",etc. will bring you to a list of words spelled with _a-z_. For "exactly center" use a search like "6 letters with qu in the middle"
  • Word unscrambling. For fastest speed possible, you will now land on the top viewed set of characters for that set of letters.
  • New search abilities "words with all vowels" or "words with no vowels", "ends in a vowel", or "start with a vowel".
  • Puzzle solving using underscores or dashes such as "solve _ _ e _ _ _ _ _ _, singular nouns 4 vowels and 3 syllables"
  • Find words or names by their second, third and fourth letter up to the eighth letter with eazy search like "words with the second letter b".
  • Puzzle solver & missing letters. Wordbrain Themes, Words With Friends, Scrabble, 4Pics1Word, Word Cookies cheats, answers, and more. Example answers search: "solve the puzzle b_r", complete this 6 letter word from o-e-h, "spelled like out", "words containing out". Use an underscore or dash where the puzzle is missing a letter.
  • Length queries including 6 letter words now include quick navigation for speech type and starts/ends letters such as 6 letter words with the second letter c.
  • Rhymes and sounds like tool for any word, spelling, or text entered. Different results appear for sounds and rhymes.
  • Palindromes word Lists now available by searching palindrome words.
  • Unscrambler & Decoder - decode phrases such as "dining table" for "egbindinatl".
  • Negative search filters words that do not have the letter e
  • Quick word find. Single word searches bring you to the word page. Solving word puzzles using an underscore or dash ( Example: _a_t_i_a ). All words/letters without a dedicated page will be unscrambled.
  • Find scrabble words by points! Add "scrabble" in your query, such as Scrabble words with 14 points.
  • Favorite words to your account
View All English Words

Any Word finder ideas you want? Send a word find feature request to let me know.

Are you interested in learning Japanese while improving your English with You Go Words!? You can learn Japanese online and free with Misa of Japanese Ammo including grammer and vocabulary.

In Progress Finder features I'm working on.

  • Phonograms searching coming soon due to many users searching such as "words ending with a multiple phonogram"
  • Root word search. Show with prefix and suffix options, only if it has a root word.
  • Alternative spelling of words from American English to British English. Mouse over example: Color
  • Printable & downloadable word lists.
  • Frequency of a words appearance in books, and other texts.
  • Allow word find such as "words which contain the consonants N, T, and R". This would provide a list of words with letters in a specific order, such as the consonants in the order of ntr.
  • Plural and singular words with information and example sentences.
  • Word games by school grade from Kindergarten to grade 12.
  • Provide words that can be used twice or more in one sentence with example sentences.
  • Paraphrasing, pronunciation, and free grammar tools.
  • Seperate words by area of focus. ( Technology, Education, Science, Psychology, etc. )

Did You Find Your Words?

If you could not find the words you were looking for, please submit feedback or leave a comment below. Let me know what word list you could not find, and I'll be sure to get it fixed up for you.