/ˈsɛlf æbˈsɔrbd, -ˈzɔrbd, ˌsɛlf-/
preoccupied with one's thoughts, interests, etc.
preoccupied with one's own thoughts, emotions, life, etc
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With a light touch and keen ear, she had spent decades chronicling the ambivalent desires of her self-absorbed cohort.
She comes across as extremely self-absorbed, attention-seeking, and eager to scapegoat others for decisions she regrets.
Any good workshop leader will teach students the craft, rather than allowing self-absorbed emoting.
The heart of the movie is an exploration of the relationship between these two volatile, complicated, self-absorbed individuals.
Compulsively cerebral and self-absorbed, he searches for release in the ordinary and the unexamined.
He's simultaneously outer-directed and self-absorbed.
People who are smug are self-satisfied, narcissists are self-absorbed and often self-indulgent and braggarts are self-serving.
The movie possesses a charm that, though gentle, is firmly rooted in the realities of a completely self-absorbed civilization.
It is self-absorbed, self-indulgent, too often self-pitying.
Kent is high on something, and as self-absorbed as his idol.
He was too self-absorbed and spent a huge amount of energy generating anecdotes about himself.
She doesn't seek it out as a self-absorbed self-promoter which basically is what rock stars are.
He is utterly and humorlessly self-absorbed and believes his own sensibility to be unique.
Narcissists may be self-absorbed, but they believe they jolly well have a right to be.
Yet the towns run into one another, and the concerned feed her false clues, and the self-absorbed don't listen to her.
Even if they are self-absorbed, foregoing parenthood need not mean they are taking more from the world than they are putting in.
The world of the incarcerated prisoner tends to be a narrow and self-absorbed one.
She feels remorse that she never really connected with her self-absorbed firstborn.
Unfortunately, my illness often causes me to be self-absorbed, which limits my role as a father and a husband.