from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Excessively self-involved.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Absorbed in one's own thoughts or pursuits.
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- adjective Overly concerned about oneself, to the point of
ignoringthe feelings of others.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc
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From the little I know about Bob Marshall … the guy is a self-absorbed pig.
In the FX sitcom "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," Charlie Day plays a self-absorbed bar owner who once entered into a domestic partnership with his roommate, played by Danny DeVito, in order to get health insurance.
I vacillate between dark and amusingly self-absorbed …
Simpletonianism: The ideology of those who are compelled to reduce all propositions of public policy to one-dimensional binary questions of self-absorbed perceptions of fairness, typically arrived at through formulation of hypothtical scenarios that beggar the laws of probability to the breaking point.
February 2nd, 2010 at 12: 00 pm tombaker says: the self-absorbed cynicism and fatalism of righties is astonishing. no faith in their own country. no can-do attitude. no regard for their fellow americans. just hundred-proof nihilism & narcissism.
We see Beck and Palin for what they are – greedy, self-absorbed opportunists preying on disconnected people in uncertain times.
But with attitudes like those from the right, the MSM, the blue dogs, some of the more lazy or self-absorbed democrats, and the big shots in corporate it will defenitly speed things up.
The Times already has one self-absorbed, dimwitted Irish spinster on its oped pages.
We are so easily distracted and so self-absorbed we have no idea what is going on around us.
Sadly, tea-baggers promote the stereotype that Americans are hateful, uncaring, loud, self-absorbed jerks.