self-absorbed

[ self-ab-sawrbd, -zawrbd, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-absorbed

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Halfman proved too indifferent or too self-absorbed to take umbrage.

But Evelyn was too self-absorbed to detect the obvious hint.

Flice followed with Keith, who was silent and self-absorbed.

And anyway it is generous of us not to be too self-absorbed.

The chauffeur, who knew him well, had never found the priest so self-absorbed.

It was so like Oliver to be silent and self-absorbed when he was anxious.

She was self-absorbed, but not selfish in the ordinary sense of the term.

She was self-absorbed, and had the shyness which attends upon that habit.

He was self-absorbed, and it did not occur to him in that light.

Hugh muttered fiercely to himself as he walked alone and self-absorbed.

WORD ORIGIN

1796, from self- + absorbed (see absorb).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SELF-ABSORBED

egocentric

adjectivethinking very highly of oneself
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