[ self-sen-terd ]
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  1. concerned solely or chiefly with one's own interests, welfare, etc.; engrossed in self; selfish; egotistical.

  2. independent, self-sufficient.

  1. centered in oneself or itself.

  2. Archaic. fixed; unchanging.

Origin of self-centered

First recorded in 1670–80
  • Also especially British, self-cen·tred .

Other words from self-centered

  • self·cen·tered·ly, adverb
  • self·cen·tered·ness, noun
  • unself-centered, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023