English to Afrikaans Meaning :: selfish

selfsugtig
Selfish :
selfsugtig
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Adjective(1) concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others

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(1) His determination and the will to win make him selfish on the ice.(2) Her girls, she says, are less selfish after their week away.(3) I suppose one could say that we are selfish in this way.(4) In my last conversation with my Grandmother before she died she called me selfish .(5) She was also starting to think that maybe she was a bit too selfish towards him.(6) Call me selfish , but I wanted to leave my mark on a true original.(7) Sometimes I feel too selfish , and other times I feel too selfless.(8) For Scotland's only representative in the game's biggest tournament, the motives are purely selfish .(9) She felt a bit envious momentarily before she brushed it off, feeling selfish .(10) Although he had to admit it seemed selfish , he couldn't tell her.(11) Since no crime has been committed in the absence of a selfish motive, these are mostly open and shut cases.(12) Try to protest that the government is ruining your health with its selfish pleasures and see how far you get!(13) My selfish desires had led me into betraying this withdrawn and deeply religious family.(14) They said society believed that they did a lucrative job for purely selfish reasons.(15) My reason for being pro-choice is kind of selfish in a way.(16) I realized then that what I had said sounded incredibly selfish , yet I did not speak up.
Related Words
(1) be selfish ::
wees selfsugtig
(2) selfish person ::
selfsugtige persoon
Synonyms
Adjective
1. egocentric ::
egosentriese
5. self-centered ::
selfgesentreerde
6. self-absorbed ::
self-geabsorbeer
7. self-obsessed ::
self-obsessie
8. self-seeking ::
eiesinnig
9. self-serving ::
selfdienende
10. wrapped up in oneself ::
toegedraai in jouself
11. inconsiderate ::
onbedagsame
12. thoughtless ::
onbesonne
13. unthinking ::
onnadenkende
14. uncaring ::
ongevoelig
15. uncharitable ::
onbarmhartig
16. mean ::
beteken
17. miserly ::
inhalig
18. grasping ::
gryp
19. greedy ::
gulsige
20. mercenary ::
huursoldaat
21. acquisitive ::
verkrygende
22. opportunistic ::
opportunistiese
Different Forms
selfish, selfishly, selfishness, unselfish
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Because you were being selfish.

Because you were being SELFISH.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 10


you did something
totally selfish without worrying

you did something totally SELFISH without worrying

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 20


Do you hear me? Yes, you’re a bitch,\\Na selfish and obsessive bitch.\0

Do you hear me? Yes, you’re a bitch,
a SELFISH and obsessive bitch.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 12


You are a selfish jerk.

You are a SELFISH jerk.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 23


Leonard, you\'re being selfish.

Leonard, you're being SELFISH.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 24


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