from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Engrossed in oneself and one's own affairs; selfish.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Centered in self.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Centered in itself, or in one's self.
- adjective interested solely or primiarily in oneself, or one's own welfare; disinclined to consider the interests of others; selfish; egotistical.
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- adjective Of a person,
egotistically obsessedwith himself or herself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
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I really don't think the word self-centered is accurate; I would simply call myself bed-centered.
Sarah is so self-centered that she will go down in history as the single most important reason for the destruction of the party of Lincoln and the rise of the conservative ReBirther Tea Party.
This is a definite change for the better – an upgrade to a more thoughtful, less self-centered approach.
Sorry neocon fundy zealots, but certain things are NOT up for a vote ... that's the entire purpose of the Constitution ... protecting an unpopular minority from the tyrrany of the bigotted, self-centered, greedy, religious-nutcake majority.
I am delighted by what Franken did; the self-centered stuffed shirt needed this and then some.
The immature, self-centered, disrespectful, disloyal, lying pig is getting what he deserves.
She shows up when she wants, her book is nothing but a vindictive lashback at everyone she ever perceived 'hurt' her, she poses for pictures then calls the same pictures 'sexist' ... how long does the list of faux pas, bloopers, and innuendoes have to get before this person is revealed as the self-centered person she really is?
You can find many faults with Sarah Palin; she is arrogant, self-centered, egotistic, grossly dishonest, can be pompous and obnoxious, and is literally sociopathic without any conscience, to name just an obvious few.
But he is too young, foolish and self-centered to know that. victim of republican greed
What is CNN's attraction to this self-centered woman anyway; there has to be one.