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self-absorbed

[self-ab-sawrbd, -zawrbd, self-]
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adjective
  1. preoccupied with one's thoughts, interests, etc.
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Origin of self-absorbed

First recorded in 1840–50
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self-absorbed

adjective
  1. preoccupied with one's own thoughts, emotions, life, etc
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Word Origin and History for self-absorbed

adj.

1796, from self- + absorbed (see absorb).

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