self-concern

noun

self-con·​cern ˌself-kən-ˈsərn How to pronounce self-concern (audio)
: a selfish or morbid concern for oneself
self-concerned adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1669, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-concern was in 1669

Dictionary Entries Near self-concern

Cite this Entry

“Self-concern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-concern. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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