self-absorbed

adjective
self-ab·​sorbed | \ ˌself-əb-ˈsȯrbd How to pronounce self-absorbed (audio) , -ˈzȯrbd \

Definition of self-absorbed

: absorbed in one's own thoughts, activities, or interests

First Known Use of self-absorbed

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-absorbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-absorbed. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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self-absorbed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-absorbed

disapproving : only caring about and interested in yourself

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