self-centered


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self-cen·tered

(sĕlf′sĕn′tərd)
adj.
Engrossed in oneself and one's own affairs; selfish.

self′-cen′tered·ly adv.
self′-cen′tered·ness n.

self′-cen′tered



adj.
1. engrossed in self; selfish; egotistical.
2. centered in oneself or itself.
Also, esp. Brit.,self′-cen′tred.
[1670–80]
self′-cen′tered•ly, adv.
self′-cen′tered•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-centered - limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
selfish - concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman

self-centered

adjective
Concerned only with oneself:
Idiom: wrapped up in oneself.
Translations

self-centered

أَنَانِيّ egocentrický selvcentreret egozentrisch εγωκεντρικός egocéntrico itsekeskeinen égocentrique egocentričan egocentrico 自己本位の 이기적인 egocentrisch selvsentrert egocentryczny egocêntrico эгоистичный självupptagen เอาตัวเองเป็นหลัก bencil tự coi mình là trung tâm 以我为中心的

self-centered

adj egocéntrico
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