Adjective "self-centred" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌsɛlfˈsɛntəd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Preoccupied with oneself and one's affairs.
  1. 'They care about nothing but themselves and their self-centered ideology.'
  2. 'This comes from letting go again and again of self-centered thoughts and habitual storylines.'
  3. 'Few people can stand constant praise without becoming vain and self-centered.'
  4. 'Above all, they are apt to be self-centred and self-absorbed, with little interest in their neighbours and communities.'
  5. 'However, you certainly have no problem exercising your right to be self-centered and ignorant to world affairs.'
  6. 'These are obviously self-centred and cold-hearted individuals who care only for their well-being and betterment.'
  7. 'Unfortunately, he also discovers that she's about as self-centered and egotistical as someone can be.'
  8. 'I'm selfish and self-centered, and I don't seem to have any control over it.'
  9. 'If it does come, it would be triggered by the naked greed of a nation that is selfish and self-centred to the point of gross stupidity.'
  10. 'Sometimes I think it truly self-centred and self-indulgent to believe that you hold an opinion that so many people could be interested in.'

Definitions

adjective

1. concerned solely or chiefly with one's own interests, welfare, etc.; engrossed in self; selfish; egotistical.

2. independent, self-sufficient.

3. centered in oneself or itself.

4. Archaic. fixed; unchanging.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be self-centred."

"pursuits can be self-centred."

"ways can be self-centred."

"couples can be self-centred."

"views can be self-centred."

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Origin

(self-centered)