Definition of "self-seeking" [self•-seek•ing]

  • (adjective) Pursuing only one's own ends or interests.
  • (adjective) Exhibiting concern only with promoting one's own ends or interests: self-seeking maneuvers.
  • (noun) Determined pursuit of one's own ends or interests.

Use "self-seeking" in a sentence

  • "But if you throw the self-seeking obstructionists out of office in November, I guarantee you that I can put this country back to work and on the road to permanent prosperity."
  • "It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs."
  • "‘Most people appear to believe that deep down they (and other people) are mad, bad and dangerous to know; that as a species – apparently unlike other species of animal – we are deeply and fundamentally antagonistic to each other, that our motives are utterly self-seeking and that our sympathies are forms of self-protectiveness.’"

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