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  • a  limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs

  • She tells Vogue that politicians are drawn to become self-centered pricks: Politicians become disconnected from the way everyone else lives in the world.
  • Each was self-centered, demanding of his only son but never close to him, a dominant, feared figure.
  • She's married to a lout named Earl (Jeremy Sisto) who is a pure feminist nightmare self-centered, exploitative, whiney and angry and her waitress colleagues (played by .
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  • Seitz: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Is the Best Comic Performer of the Year
    Selina Meyer, the vice-president of the United States, is brusque, myopic, dismissive, self-centered, easily distracted, and quickly offended, and to a degree that often causes her to miss the policy forest because she's fixated on the political trees. She is, by all accounts, an unlikable character. But the way Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... More »
    June 13, 2013 - Vulture
  • In defense of the baby-boom generation’s ideals (2 letters)
    Re: “No surprise that boomers are killing themselves,” June 7 letter to the editor. Donna Brosemer’s letter about baby boomers — whom she says have a “self-centered, self-righteous attitude of entitlement” — killing themselves was thoughtless, even cruel. One of the major reasons for suicide is depression, a serious mental illness. No one chooses to [...]
    June 11, 2013 - Denver Post

  • Alan Keyes in
    We should look [homosexuality] right in the eye,Keyes said. "It is a self-centered, selfish, self-oriented pursuit of pleasure. If my own daughter were a homosexual or a lesbian, I would love my daughter but I would tell my daughter that...
  • John Ensign in Politico
    This is the most important letter I've ever written,Ensign wrote. "What I did with you was wrong. I was completely self-centered + only thinking of myself. I used you for my own pleasure, not letting thoughts of you, Doug [or the couples'...
  • Richard Halliburton in
    It's obviously very touching,said Richard Halliburton, a 1986 graduate from Charlotte who was visiting the campus Saturday with his girlfriend. "In a world where it seems everybody is so self-centered, something like this changes that, and...

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