self-involved

adjective
self-in·​volved | \ ˌself-in-ˈvälvd How to pronounce self-involved (audio) , -ˈvȯlvd also -ˈvävd or ˈvȯvd \

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1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-involved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-involved. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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