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- noun The quality or state of being self-centered.
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Margaret, like most women, suffered a little from self-centration, and to her the trunk of a birch was just a nasty old wet tree, but to Aladdin it was the clammy limb of one drowned, and drawn from the waters to stand in eternal unrest.
Aladdin O'Brien Gouverneur Morris 1914