self-centered

[self-sen-terd]
adjective
1.
concerned solely or chiefly with one's own interests, welfare, etc.; engrossed in self; selfish; egotistical.
2.
independent, self-sufficient.
3.
centered in oneself or itself.
4.
Archaic. fixed; unchanging.
Also, especially British, self-centred.


Origin:
1670–80

selfcenteredly, adverb
selfcenteredness, noun
unself-centered, adjective
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Word Origin & History

self-centered
1676, "fixed, stationary," from self + center (v.). In ref. to persons, "engrossed in the self, with little regard for others," it is recorded from 1783.
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Example sentences
In their self centered beliefs, this was for their own good.
Drug use of any kind eventually becomes isolative and self centered.
In this age of self centered, dishonest politicians.
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