self-absorption

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self-absorption

[self-ab-sawrp-shuhn, -zawrp-, self-]
noun
preoccupation with oneself or one's own affairs.

Origin:
1860–65

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self-absorption
 
n
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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Example sentences
Because of their self-absorption, it doesn't occur to them that there's a
  larger picture.
Teenagers who grow up with this chorus in their heads have a venue for
  self-absorption that their parents never imagined.
And it presented music of self-absorption, idealism and the urge to dance.
The gift of enchanting prose, it would seem, is no shield against
  self-absorption and mean-spiritedness.
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