self-involved
adjective Date: 1823 self-absorbed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-involved — [self′in välvd′, self′invôlvd′] adj. self centered; preoccupied with oneself self involvement n. * * * self in·volved (sĕlf ĭn vŏlvdʹ) adj. Absorbed primarily or only in one s own interests or activities.   self in·volveʹment n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-involved — [self′in välvd′, self′invôlvd′] adj. self centered; preoccupied with oneself self involvement n …   English World dictionary

  • self-involved — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Concerned only with oneself: egocentric, egoistic, egoistical, egomaniacal, egotistic, egotistical, self absorbed, self centered, selfish, self seeking, self serving. Idiom: wrapped up in oneself. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

  • self-involved — adjective absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc • Syn: ↑self absorbed • Similar to: ↑egoistic, ↑egoistical, ↑egocentric, ↑self centered, ↑self centred …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-involved — adjective wrapped up in oneself or one s own thoughts. Derivatives self involvement noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Self-consciousness — is an sense of self awareness. It is a preoccupation with oneself, as opposed to the philosophical state of self awareness, which is the awareness that one exists as an individual being. An unpleasant feeling of self consciousness may occur when… …   Wikipedia

  • self-centered — [adj] absorbed with oneself egocentric, egoistic, egomaniacal, egotistic, egotistical, grandstanding, having a swelled head*, independent, inward looking, know it all*, narcissistic, on an ego trip*, self absorbed, selfindulgent, self interested …   New thesaurus

  • self-in|volved — «SEHLF ihn VOLVD», adjective. wrapped up in oneself or one s own thoughts: »He was not self involved at times…he could forget himself (C. P. Snow) …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-absorbed — adjective absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc • Syn: ↑self involved • Similar to: ↑egoistic, ↑egoistical, ↑egocentric, ↑self centered, ↑self centred * * * | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-centered — adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs • Syn: ↑egoistic, ↑egoistical, ↑egocentric, ↑self centred • Ant: ↑altruistic (for: ↑egoistic) …   Useful english dictionary

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