self-concern

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NOUN
  1. concern for your own interests and welfare
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How To Use self-concern In A Sentence

  • And what opponents of the United States could not be delighted that the current administration, in the name of unrealizable ideals, has made a project of destabilizing the whole world by abandoning friendly countries and allies because it is too delicate and self-concerned to tolerate that they are at times unsavory? Memorial Day Beyond Stone and Steel
  • The recent upward trend in violence in Iraq, Iraqi security forces lead people to assume security responsibilities of self-concern.
  • The hypothesis of economic man has universal authenticity. And the self-concern of government is the inevitable deduction of the hypothesis of economic man.
  • There is no place for the self-absorbed and self-concerned in the ranks of the pathfinders.
  • Ego, in this context, is defined as inertia -- an anti-evolutionary posture of narcissism and self-concern that is based upon the conviction, conscious or unconscious, that something fundamental is terribly, terribly wrong. Andrew Z. Cohen: The Path Of Evolutionary Enlightenment: From Minus One To Zero To Plus One
  • Pknows what the Rogers problem is, but he feels K is too self-concerned and inclined to overdramatize. In the Shadow of the Oval Office
  • The rock-bottomness of one's self-concern isn't a matter of selfishness; it's a matter of basic metaphysics. Anecdotal Evidence
  • The hypothesis of economic man has universal authenticity. And the self-concern of government is the inevitable deduction of the hypothesis of economic man.
  • He is it all — then the compassion for others heretofore blocked by frantic self-concern can flow out in unalloyed profusion: "An seine Familie dachte er mit Rührung und Liebe zurück" [ "He thought back on his family with affection and love"] (SE 96). Kafka and the Coincidence of Opposites
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