Origin of self-absorption
Examples from the Web for self-absorption
But for all his self-absorption, the Japanese Beethoven ought to have learned from his German counterpart in another manner.Japan’s Beloved Deaf Composer is Neither Deaf Nor a Composer|Jimmy So|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems like your piece is a sort of a satire of the self-absorption and self-obsession of humans.
Almost 20 years before the HBO series of the same name, Ken Finkleman caricatured the self-absorption of TV news anchors.Why Canadians Aren’t Laughing at Latest Version of ‘The Newsroom’|Soraya Roberts|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is accused by his father and others of failure and self-absorption, of not being as clever as he thinks he is.
Or it can be an up-close lesson in the kind of self-absorption and political ego that can trip up some in Washington.
The ingratitude and the self-absorption of this life for which his own had been destroyed smote him with a fearful suffering.Under Two Flags|Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
The self-absorption of the men, the calm glances of the women humbled our simple souls.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
It was but the consequence of that self-absorption which the habit of revery had fostered.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
She came in with the content and self-absorption of one who has a great wonder to tell.The Wizard's Son, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
The composer lived a solitary life, and was very much at the mercy of his servants on account of his self-absorption and deafness.Great Musical Composers|George T. Ferris