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Definition of "self-centeredness" [self-centeredness]

  • Concern only for oneself (noun)

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Use "self-centeredness" in a sentence
  • "If you try to hold the spirit, you breed selfishness and self-centeredness."
  • "I especially admired how Verghese vividly described the primary characters 'unvarnished gut feelings and urges: love and hate, unrequited love and betrayal, excessive self-centeredness, compassion toward others, necessary self-survival actions and the resulting guilt and fear and a willingness to give up one's life for the sake of another."
  • "Greed and self-centeredness take us out of the present and stop us from appreciating what we have right now."