Etymology
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self-absorbed (adj.)

"absorbed in one's own thoughts or pursuits," 1796, from self- + absorbed "engrossed mentally." Related: Self-absorption.

updated on April 16, 2022

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Definitions of self-absorbed from WordNet

self-absorbed (adj.)
absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc;
Synonyms: self-involved
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