Selfish vs. Greedy

Selfish vs. Greedy — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Selfish and Greedy

Selfishadjective

Holding one's own self-interest as the standard for decision making.

Greedyadjective

Having greed; consumed by selfish desires.

Selfishadjective

Having regard for oneself above others’ well-being.

Greedyadjective

Prone to overeat.

Selfishadjective

concerned chiefly or only with yourself;

Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights

Greedyadjective

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Greedyadjective

That tries to find the global optimum by finding the local optimum at each stage.

Greedyadjective

immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth;

they are avaricious and will do anything for moneycasting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fieldsa grasping old misergrasping commercialismgreedy for money and powergrew richer and greedierprehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees

Greedyadjective

(often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous;

avid for adventurean avid ambition to succeedfierce devouring affectionthe esurient eyes of an avid curiositygreedy for fame

Greedyadjective

wanting to eat or drink more than one can reasonably consume;

don't be greedy with the cookies