self-centered

[ self-sen-terd ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈsɛn tərd /

adjective

concerned solely or chiefly with one's own interests, welfare, etc.; engrossed in self; selfish; egotistical.
independent, self-sufficient.
centered in oneself or itself.
Archaic. fixed; unchanging.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also especially British, self-cen·tred .

Origin of self-centered

First recorded in 1670–80

OTHER WORDS FROM self-centered

self·cen·tered·ly, adverbself·cen·tered·ness, noununself-centered, adjective
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