- self- + absorption (Wiktionary)
“Fall TV: Get the lowdown on this season's must-see new shows 6. Thou shalt practice self-absorption, especially if you're a Crossroads demon of Scottish origin.”
“To see through false sophistication and teenage self-absorption without despising the other person or feeling smug oneself — now that's a lesson well-learned.”
“I was about to object and say that depressed people can't be good decision-makers (b/c of the self-absorption factor), but your post isn't really about depression.”
“There is something rather non-Yorkshire about Boycott's self-absorption and relentless bigging-up of himself, displayed even in this one isolated incident.”
“The Victorians, many believed, had a moral duty to wake China from its self-absorption and slumber.”
“As for the larger point, I think reporters have it in their heads that “bloggers” are synonymous with “the anonymous cranks on the internet who email me” — hence this caricature of self-absorption and general oddball-ness.”
“For my taste, doing it in public, whether gay or straight, lacks decorum and vouchsafes an unseemly self-absorption.”
“Irony today is thus a mixture of self-detachment and self-absorption: an unwillingness to take a stand and an eagerness to see the strange workings of fate in mere thwarted desire.”
“So when your image is sullied, your fundraising is sinking fast and a poll shows even a majority of "Millennials" have a low opinion of your movement... you might consider turning to that paragon of cultural excess and Madison Avenue self-absorption: Don Draper.”
“LOGO's "The A-List" does its humble part for gay equality by showing that self-absorption is open to all regardless of sexual orientation!”
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All words spotted in 2008...
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