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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Serving one's own interests, especially without concern for the needs or interests of others.
  • adj. Exhibiting concern solely for one's own interests: a speech full of self-serving comments.

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  • adj. Showing interest only in oneself

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. interested only in yourself

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