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self-absorption

[self-ab-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp-, self-] /ˈsɛlf æbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
preoccupation with oneself or one's own affairs.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for self absorption

self-absorption

noun
1.
preoccupation with oneself to the exclusion of others or the outside world
2.
(physics) the process in which some of the radiation emitted by a material is absorbed by the material itself
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