Self-interest - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |selfˈɪntrəst|  American pronunciation of the word self-interest
Brit.  |ˌselfˈɪntrest|  British pronunciation of the word self-interest


- taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others (syn: expedience, opportunism, self-seeking)
- concern for your own interests and welfare (syn: egoism)

Extra examples

The company's donation was surely motivated by self-interest.

Her so-called charity work was a camouflage for her own self-interest.

It's just self-interest parading as concern for your welfare.

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