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See definition of self-interested on Dictionary.com
  • as inself-centered
  • as inselfish
  • as inindividualistic
  • as inegocentric

synonyms for self-interested

  • 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-involved
  • self-seeking
  • self-serving
  • self-sufficient
  • stuck on oneself
  • wrapped up with oneself
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antonyms for self-interested

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  • benevolent
  • giving
  • unselfish
  • caring
  • kind
  • unselfish
  • benevolent
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    How to use self-interested in a sentence

    Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Only at moments was he aware of this—a kind of higher Self, detached from shifting moods, looked on calmly and took note.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    The advantages and the drawbacks, if any, of the system may here be seen and judged of by all who are interested in the matter.
    SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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