self-centered

adjective
self-cen·​tered | \ ˌself-ˈsen-tərd How to pronounce self-centered (audio) \

Definition of self-centered

1 : independent of outside force or influence : self-sufficient
2 : concerned solely with one's own desires, needs, or interests

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Other Words from self-centered

self-centeredly adverb
self-centeredness noun

First Known Use of self-centered

1645, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of self-centered was in 1645

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“Self-centered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-centered. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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self-centered

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English Language Learners Definition of self-centered

disapproving : too interested in yourself and not caring about the needs or feelings of other people

self-centered

adjective
self-cen·​tered | \ ˈself-ˈsen-tərd \

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