self-seeking

noun
self-seek·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈsē-kiŋ How to pronounce self-seeking (audio) \

Definition of self-seeking

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the act or practice of selfishly advancing one's own ends

self-seeking

adjective

Definition of self-seeking (Entry 2 of 2)

: seeking only to further one's own interests

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Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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First Known Use of self-seeking

Noun

1574, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1575, in the meaning defined above

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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 20 Feb. 2020.

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self-seeking

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-seeking

disapproving : concerned only about getting what you want or need and not caring about what happens to other people

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