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The brash, engaged, occasionally self-centered ex-lawmaker seemed to retreat inward and practically disappear.

He does take up a leadership role, but his motivations are somewhat self-centered.

Of course, there is the catch that Nancy has always been a bit more cunning and self-centered (though not self-aware) than Piper.

Opportunistic, self-centered—no one could actually write a worse TV mom.

His motivations to just make money can be viewed by this audience as self-centered, even if they may be business savvy.

Moze and Shady Jones, deep locked in their self-centered motives, had not realized the inevitable trend of their dark lives.

With his self-centered juvenile mind, he never thought anyone would try to outsmart him and succeed.

Incurious and self-centered, the affairs of the outer world had for her but little real interest.

But a religious culture that keeps him in this self-centered feverish state is pathetically morbid and harmful.

How can the man whose ends are both self-centered and ignoble be changed into the man whose ends are wide and high?


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-centered, such as: egocentric, egotistical, self-absorbed, self-indulgent, selfish, and egoistic.

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