Origin of self-centered
Related formsself·cen·tered·ly, adverbself·cen·tered·ness, nounun·self-cen·tered, adjective
Examples from the Web for self-centered
Of course, there is the catch that Nancy has always been a bit more cunning and self-centered (though not self-aware) than Piper.Orange Is the New Weeds: The Adventures of Jenji Kohan Across the 8th Dimension|Rich Goldstein, Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Opportunistic, self-centered—no one could actually write a worse TV mom.TV’s Best and Worst Moms: ‘Veep,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and More|The Daily Beast Video|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His motivations to just make money can be viewed by this audience as self-centered, even if they may be business savvy.He’s A Businessman, Man: Jay Z’s Pursuit of Profit and Why We Don’t Trust Him|Rawiya Kameir|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, Oz devolved into the story of a self-centered conman who gets to rule Oz basically because he is male.
And look, call me self-centered, but I can think of one minority they could start with.White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Obama Nails It, Again|Lloyd Grove|April 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The man who craves friendship, and yet desires a self-centered spirit more, will never lack for friends.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 5 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
Not all, but most libraries—and I have looked in, and at, and around many—are too self-centered.
It is not enough that a man pass from the morbid and self-centered mood to an interest in the outward world that surrounds him.Among Famous Books|John Kelman
Rhoda was the delicate product of a highly cultivated civilization, egoistic, narrow-viewed, self-centered.The Heart of the Desert|Honor Willsie Morrow
The self-centered and self-satisfied citizens of San Pasqual had condemned the vegetable venture from the start.The Long Chance|Peter B. Kyne