Synonyms & Antonyms : Selfish





Selfish



( Adjective )


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He reacted from his
selfish motives.

Synonyms:

Sordid

Greedy

Mercenary

Ungenerous

Illiberal

Mean

Selfish

Contextual Examples:

The boy had lived in
sordid home for decades.

Nobody likes a
greedy child.

The
mercenaries face a tragic death when they are defeated in war.

His boss is rather
ungenerous in granting leave to the employees.

Illiberal policies always tend to cause hardship to the people.

Even his colleagues do not like him because he is mean and
selfish.



Antonyms:

Generous

Liberal

Charitable

Bountiful

Lavish

Contextual Examples:

Deepak is
generous to a fault. No wonder his so called friends exploit his friendship.

Our government has launched
liberal policies towards businessmen for expanding their ventures.

Some businessmen have a
charitable attitude towards their employees and help to live better.

This year the rains have helped the crops to be
bountiful.

Modern businessmen have a
charitable attitude towards their employees and help them to live better.

Modern businessmen can afford to pay
lavishly to their sincere employees.


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