Selfish and Yearning


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Selfish adjective – Overly concerned with one's own desires, needs, or interests.
Yearning and selfish are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Yearning" instead an adjective "Selfish".
Nearby Words: self, selfishness, selfishly
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Yearning noun – A strong wish for something.
Selfish and yearning are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Selfish" instead an adjective "Yearning".
Nearby Words: yearned, yearningly
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  • HF/Shioru is a straight freefall from Saviour to Man.In Heaven's Feel, Shirou not only yearns, but he places his yearning, his desire for selfish happiness, above the happiness of the world at large.
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Yearning or Selfish. 2016. Accessed October 15, 2019.

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