English to Xhosa Meaning :: selfish

Selfish :
lokuzingca
- lokuzingcabecingelakukuzingcalokungazingci
 

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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your health with its selfish pleasures and see how far you get!(13) My selfish desires had led me into betraying this withdrawn and deeply religious family.(14) They said society believed that they did a lucrative job for purely selfish reasons.(15) My reason for being pro-choice is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 ::
okwakho
(2) selfish person ::
wayezingca
Synonyms
Adjective
1. egocentric ::
loya
5. self-centered ::
uyazingca
6. self-absorbed ::
self-ithathe
7. self-obsessed ::
self-aphilele
8. self-seeking ::
self-sifuna
9. self-serving ::
self-ukukhonza
10. wrapped up in oneself ::
isongiwe phezulu kuwe
11. inconsiderate ::
atyhale
12. thoughtless ::
singacinganga
13. unthinking ::
kucinga
14. uncaring ::
impatho
15. uncharitable ::
uncharitable
16. mean ::
ukuthini
17. miserly ::
owayeligqolo
18. grasping ::
ukuqonda
19. greedy ::
bukhali
20. mercenary ::
nanceba
21. acquisitive ::
acquisitive
22. opportunistic ::
nenyumoniya
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.

Leonard, you\'re being selfish.

Leonard, you're being SELFISH.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 24


How is that selfish?

How is that SELFISH?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 20


regardless of his own selfish desires.

regardless of his own SELFISH desires.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10


You\'re darn right it\'s fair play,
you selfish jerk!

You're darn right it's fair play, you SELFISH jerk!

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 23


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


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