from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Engrossed in oneself and one's own affairs; selfish.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Centered in self.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Centered in itself, or in one's self.
  • adjective interested solely or primiarily in oneself, or one's own welfare; disinclined to consider the interests of others; selfish; egotistical.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of a person, egotistically obsessed with himself or herself.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs


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