self-re·​gard·​ing ˌself-ri-ˈgär-diŋ How to pronounce self-regarding (audio)
: concerned with oneself or one's own interests

Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-regarding was in 1789

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Cite this Entry

“Self-regarding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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