Synonyms for Selflessness:
contrition, homeliness, humbleness, humility, meekness, mildness, modesty, plainness, sheepishness, submissiveness, unassumingness, unobtrusiveness, unpretentiousness.
bashfulness, coyness, demureness, reservation, shyness, timidity, undemonstrativeness, unselfishness.
Other synonyms and related words:
altruism, attention, benevolence, care, charitableness, charity, commitment, concern, consecration, consideration, cooperation, dedication, detachment, devotion, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassion, dispassionateness, generosity, humaneness, humanitarianism, humanity, impartiality, kindheartedness, kindness, loftiness, magnanimity, neutrality, oblivious of oneself, philanthropy, public-spiritedness, renunciation, respect, sacrifice, self-abasement, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-devotion, self-effacement, self-forgetfulness, self-immolation, self-neglect, self-neglectfulness, self-renouncement, self-sacrifice, self-subjection, solicitude, sympathy, thoughtfulness, unacquisitiveness, unbias, unbiasedness, unpossessiveness.
Quotes for Selflessness:
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness patriotism and heroism by our troops, our National Guard and Reserves.
I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding from the people I have met in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cutthroat, competitive world in which I spent my life.