Definition of Self-absorption

1. Noun. Preoccupation with yourself to the exclusion of everything else.

Specialized synonyms: Navel-gazing, Omphaloskepsis
Generic synonyms: Preoccupation



Definition of Self-absorption

1. Noun. preoccupation with oneself to the exclusion of everything else ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-absorption

selenous
selenous acid
selenoxide
selenoxides
selenyl halide
seles
seletracetam
self
self-
self-abased
self-abnegating
self-abnegation
self-absorbed
self-absorption (current term)
self-abusers
self-acceptance
self-accusation
self-acting
self-activating
self-adapting program
self-addressed
self-adjoint
self-adjointness
self-advancement
self-aggrandising

Literary usage of Self-absorption

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1. Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1906)
"XIX BYRON: HIS self-absorption WHEN he had become for the second time a homeless and solitary pilgrim, Byron began to occupy himself again with the poem of ..."

2. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"... perhaps, without discovering, from his own self-absorption, that that ceremony was omitted. CAROLINE, PRINCESS OF WALES. The dejeuner above mentioned of ..."

3. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"without insisting that his hearer should join in chorus; or rather, perhaps, without discovering, from his own self-absorption, that that ceremony was ..."

4. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"without insisting that his hearer should join in chorus; or rather, perhaps, without discovering, from his own self-absorption, that that ceremony was ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1888)
"Heraclitus' starting point lay positively in his theory of knowledge, which was a doctrine of speculative intuition and self-absorption. ..."

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