Definition of self-preserving
: acting or tending to preserve oneself or itself self-preserving instincts/behavior It's a novel about whether, amid the absurd twists and cruelties of life, you end up being a self-preserving observer of the fray, a committed fighter against overwhelming odds, or something uncomfortably in between.— Kenneth Kid
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