self-concern

noun
self-con·​cern | \ ˌself-kən-ˈsərn How to pronounce self-concern (audio) \

Definition of self-concern

: a selfish or morbid concern for oneself

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self-concerned \ ˌself-​kən-​ˈsərnd How to pronounce self-concerned (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of self-concern

1669, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-concern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-concern. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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