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For the most part, the players are just as vain and self-interested as American sports stars.

For classical liberalism, it should create markets, so that self-interested competition could go on peacefully.

She takes pains to affect a compassionate, concerned demeanor that nonetheless always feels calculated and self-interested.

As we know, politics can be mean, messy, and self-interested.

The speaker also took the opportunity to call the groups out as little more than self-interested hacks.

I am no self-interested guardian, but I wish to establish a new monument to my name through my nephew.

In those difficult days he rendered the crown services self-interested, but none the less valuable.

He suspected that Firmstone was at least self-interested, if not self-seeking; therefore he assumed him to be unscrupulous.

I am really not a vulgar, greedy doctor pushing myself into a case with which I have no concern, for some self-interested motive.

Secretly she cursed with her whole heart now the coldly practical, utterly self-interested side of Baroudi's nature.


On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-interested, such as: individualistic, narcissistic, pompous, self-absorbed, self-centered, and selfish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.