Definitions for "Selfishness"
The quality or state of being selfish; exclusive regard to one's own interest or happiness; that supreme self-love or self-preference which leads a person to direct his purposes to the advancement of his own interest, power, or happiness, without regarding those of others.
stinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others
Selfishness is, at base, the concept and/or practice of concern with one's own interests in some sort of priority to the interests of others; it is often used to refer to a self-interest that comes in a particular form, or above a certain level.
Selfishness represents one of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man. A statue embodying the human characteristic of selfishness can be found inside the Rock of Eternity.
Altruism and selfishness are considered to be equivalent terms in science of ethics. They both are interpreted to mean acting in one's long-term best interest.
being self-centered; based on looking good, feeling good, being right and in control; idolatry.