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concerned solely or chiefly with one's own interests, welfare, etc.; engrossed in self; selfish; egotistical.
centered in oneself or itself.
Example Sentences for self-centered
That's so self-centered and characteristic of humans.
They can also be profoundly self-centered without being malicious.
My relative showed a pattern of poor judgment and self-centered behavior.
Much of it is because our society has turned individualist into self-centered.
It is incredibly self-centered to expect researchers to drop their own research and look at yours instead.
The same principle applies to self-centered, socially weird scientists.
Keep your self-centered pious faith to your family and church.
We have all run into the types who were born self-centered, greedy or even psychopathic.
Lots of oil money tends to do that to people, they become self-centered and greedy.
We all need to be less self-centered in life and keep in mind all of the people and animals in need in this world.
Word Origin and History for
1676, "fixed, stationary," from
(v.). In ref. to persons, "engrossed in the self, with little regard for others," it is recorded from 1783.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Quotes with self-centered
Self-hatred and self-love are equally self-centered.
Disdain and scorn ride sparkling in her eyes, Misprizing what they look on, and her wit Values...
I'm self-centered, inconsiderate, and what was the third adjective? Oh, yes, and I have this...
Jay Presson Allen