12 Letters
9 Consonants
3 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use selflessness as a noun in a sentence.
About Selflessness
A 3 syllables noun and 12 letters with the letters e, f, l, n, and s, 9 consonants, 3 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters es. Selflessness starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, se, sel, self, selfl, and the ending characters are s, ss, ess, ness, sness, . Selflessness is also a double consonant (ss) word. View the double consonant words list.
Acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity
Compound Words
A compound word, selflessness has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are selfless, and ness.
Pig Latin
Selflessness in Pig Latin is said as "elflessnesssay or elflessnesssway".
s | e | l | f | l | e | s | s | n | e | s | s
se | el | lf | fl | le | es | ss | sn | ne | es | ss
sel | elf | lfl | fle | les | ess | ssn | sne | nes | ess
self | elfl | lfle | fles | less | essn | ssne | snes | ness
Word Gram
Noun Examples
acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity
the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Selflessness"

There are 43 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 selflessness.

Allegiancethe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
"his long commitment to public service"
"they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
Altruismthe quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
Commitmentthe official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital)
Committalthe act of committing a crime
Consecration(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God
"the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"
Consignmentthe delivery of goods for sale or disposal
Dedicationthe act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
"his long commitment to public service"
"they felt no loyalty to a losing team"
Detachmentthe act of releasing from an attachment or connection
Devotion(usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently)
"he returned to his devotions"
Disengagementto break off a military action with an enemy

View all cognitive synonyms for Selflessness


There are 1 anagrams from selflessness.

Anagram Definition
Selflessnessacting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity

View English words with the unique letters used in selflessness. Words With The Letters Eflns


Selflessness has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Cooperationthe practice of cooperating
"economic cooperation"
"they agreed on a policy of cooperation"


There are 5 hyponyms for selflessness

Word Definition
Abnegationrenunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
Denialrenunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
Self Abnegation
Self Denial
Self Renunciation


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