self-preoccupied

adjective
self-pre·​oc·​cu·​pied | \ ˌself-(ˌ)prē-ˈä-kyə-ˌpīd How to pronounce self-preoccupied (audio) \

Definition of self-preoccupied

: absorbed or occupied with oneself : having or involving self-preoccupation too self-preoccupied to consider the needs of others self-preoccupied thoughts/worries

First Known Use of self-preoccupied

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-preoccupied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-preoccupied. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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