self-seeking

[self-see-king]
noun
1.
the seeking of one's own interest or selfish ends.
adjective
2.
given to or characterized by self-seeking; selfish.

Origin:
1580–90

self-seekingness, noun
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self-seeking
 
n
1.  the act or an instance of seeking one's own profit or interest, esp exclusively
 
adj
2.  having or showing an exclusive preoccupation with one's own profit or interest: a self-seeking attitude
 
self-'seeker
 
n

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Example sentences
The secret of human happiness is not in self-seeking but in self-forgetting.
Their business decisions were often both self-seeking and bizarre.
It all seemed so selfless, so unexpected in a place defined by the self-seeking.
In any case, she's sure that he's a poseur and an opportunist, disguising his
  self-seeking with a veneer of piety.
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