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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-absorbedˌself-abˈsorbed adjective  SELFISHinterested only in yourself and the things that affect you Teenagers always seem so self-absorbed.self-absorption noun [uncountable]
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self-absorbedSimultaneously bold and innocent, neither abject nor objects of our gaze, they are self-absorbed and self-contained; available to each other.Sometimes the self-absorbed child also shows little interest in his parents, ignoring them or seeming not to focus on them.Sometimes a self-absorbed child is less sensitive visually as well.It appeared that, like other self-absorbed children, Robbie had difficulties at a number of developmental levels.He depicts his noisy, disordered, life-loving, quarrelsome, self-absorbed family with a historian's detachment.His play may lack assertive or aggressive themes, and still has a self-absorbed quality.Wholly self-absorbed, the tone benefits from this inward direction.I was too self-absorbed to notice how unhappy she was.
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