self-seeking

1 of 2

noun

self-seek·​ing ˌself-ˈsē-kiŋ How to pronounce self-seeking (audio)
: the act or practice of selfishly advancing one's own ends

self-seeking

2 of 2

adjective

: seeking only to further one's own interests

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1574, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-seeking was in 1574

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“Self-seeking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-seeking. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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