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adjective as in vain

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In Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy, the self-induced, self-absorbed Greek tragedy of Andrew Lohse.

She has a hard time getting the self-absorbed, self-loathing D-lister to open up (in between booze binges).

The self-absorbed Bluth parents adopted Annyong from Korea for a better PR spin.

It was all self-absorbed, shabby and suggestive of a leader about to take her troops over a cliff.

The move was ill-advised—he lost handily—and Michelle felt it showed how self-absorbed her husband was.

At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.

Edna looked straight before her with a self-absorbed expression upon her face.

The more self-absorbed the actors showed themselves, the more keenly interested Minetta became.

The girl was an enigmatic creature, silent, self-absorbed, shrinking from the give-and-take of social life.

He had been silent and self-absorbed from the first, but he had never quite given up hope.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-absorbed, such as: egotistical, and narcissistic.

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