self-centered

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[ US /ˈsɛɫfˈsɛntɝd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
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How To Use self-centered In A Sentence

  • Born Princess Sophia of the minor German principality of Anhalt-Zerbst, reared by an ambitious and self-centered mother, she was plucked out of near obscurity by the Russian czarina, Elizabeth, in 1744 as a bride for the heir to the Russian throne, Peter III. The Rise Of an Empress
  • They care about nothing but themselves and their self-centered ideology.
  • On the contrary, people on the left and on the right are equally forceful in decrying self-centered individualism, consumerism, new pressures on the family, and the decline of community. Why the Culture War Is the Wrong War
  • Yet lumpish Jane's fairytale romance is left stranded on the roadside by the self-centered pragmatism of robbers on the run.
  • But character and intellect may be studied and loved as self-centeredly, as much with a view to the enjoyment of mental excitement, as the body itself. Women's Wild Oats Essays on the Re-fixing of Moral Standards
  • However, you certainly have no problem exercising your right to be self-centered and ignorant to world affairs.
  • Too many of us don't have them anymore, either because we're too self-centered or too cynical.
  • I'm selfish and self-centered, and I don't seem to have any control over it.
  • To make a lasting marriage we have to overcome self-centeredness
  • Bitter bah-humbug, self-centered and short-sighted attitudes like that expressed by "Hillary or McCain" exemplify "what's wrong with the country". Obama holds big lead in Oregon
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