self-interestedness
noun see self-interest

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-interestedness — noun see self interested …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-interest — self interested, adj. self interestedness, n. /self in teuhr ist, trist, self /, n. 1. regard for one s own interest or advantage, esp. with disregard for others. 2. personal interest or advantage. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

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  • self-interest — Synonyms and related words: acquisitiveness, autism, careerism, ego, ego trip, egocentricity, egocentrism, egoism, egoisticalness, egotism, egotisticalness, graspingness, greed, individualism, interest, narcissism, personal aims, personal… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-interest — noun Date: 1649 1. a concern for one s own advantage and well being < acted out of self interest and fear > 2. one s own interest or advantage < self interest requires that we be generous in foreign aid > • self interested adjective • self… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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