self-absorption
noun Date: 1835 preoccupation with oneself

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  • self-absorption — [self′ab sôrp′shən, self′abzôrp′shən] n. 1. absorption in one s own interests, affairs, etc. 2. Physics the absorption of radiation by the substance emitting the radiation self absorbed adj …   English World dictionary

  • self-absorption — ► NOUN ▪ preoccupation with one s own emotions, interests, or situation. DERIVATIVES self absorbed adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-absorption — index introspection Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-absorption — savaiminė sugertis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. self absorption vok. Selbstabsorption, f rus. самопоглощение, n pranc. auto absorption, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • self-absorption — susigėrimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. self absorption vok. Selbstabsorption, f rus. автоабсорбция, f; самопоглощение, n pranc. autoabsorption, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • self-absorption — /self ab sawrp sheuhn, zawrp , self /, n. preoccupation with oneself or one s own affairs. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-absorption — n. 1 absorption in oneself. 2 Physics the absorption, by a body, of radiation emitted within it. Derivatives: self absorbed adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-absorption — Synonyms and related words: acquisitiveness, anesthesia, autism, careerism, catatonia, chill, chilliness, cold blood, cold heart, coldheartedness, coldness, coolness, deadpan, dispassion, dispassionateness, dullness, ego trip, egotism, emotional… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-absorption — noun 1》 preoccupation with one s own emotions, interests, or situation. 2》 Physics the absorption by a body of radiation which it has itself emitted. Derivatives self absorbed adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-absorption — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Concern only for oneself: egocentricity, ego centrism, egoism, egomania, self centeredness, self involvement, selfishness. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

  • self-absorption — /sɛlf əbˈsɔpʃən/ (say self uhb sawpshuhn), / zɔp / (say zawp ) noun preoccupation with oneself, especially to the exclusion of other interests …   Australian English dictionary

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