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self-centered

[ self-sen-terd ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-centered

Synonyms for self-centered

  • egocentric
  • egotistical
  • self-absorbed
  • self-indulgent
  • selfish
  • egoistic
  • egomaniacal
  • egotistic
  • grandstanding
  • having a swelled head
  • independent
  • inward-looking
  • know-it-all
  • narcissistic
  • on an ego trip
  • self-interested
  • self-involved
  • self-seeking
  • self-serving
  • self-sufficient
  • stuck on oneself
  • wrapped up with oneself
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Antonyms for self-centered

  • benevolent
  • giving
  • unselfish
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-CENTERED

Is the life of the child egoistic, self-centered, impulsive?

We are self-centered, free-willed; immune from any possibility of offending the universe.

She was hardly the cold, self-centered Ray of six months ago.

In the second place, it is, in a ghastly sense, self-centered!

Few women are so self-reliant, self-sustained, self-centered.

For a life that is closed in about our own self-centered enjoyment is now impossible.

She had been saying something, what he did not know nor, self-centered in his anger, did he care.

Perhaps she had been too inexperienced, perhaps too self-centered, to see it.

It sustains in situations which drive the self-centered egoist to despair.

Coldly said the Soul: You were self-centered, for all your self-sacrifice.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "fixed, stationary," from self- + center (v.). In reference to persons, "engrossed in the self, with little regard for others," it is recorded from 1783.

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adjectiveexclusive, independent
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  • self-sufficing
  • self-supported
  • self-supporting
  • self-sustained
  • self-sustaining
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