Definition of Self-involved
1. Adjective. Absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc.
Similar to: Egocentric, Egoistic, Egoistical, Self-centered, Self-centred
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Literary usage of Self-involved
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"... could not be regularly procured, and Har- lin's spirits sank, and as her bodily pain left her she became more melancholy, silent, and self-involved. ..."
2. The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1900)
"The third tion of it—viz., as an adumbration of the is that in which this barrier is broken self-involved character of the ..."
3. Lectures on the Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1857)
"... self-involved. The second is that of manifestation in an individual being, standing apart from mankind generally—" the Son." The third is that in which ..."
4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1890)
"Conrad, indeed, grows more self-involved daily, and seems to take little interest in anything but his own studies. He hardly ever speaks to me now ; and I ..."
5. The Classical Moralists: Selections Illustrating Ethics from Socrates to by Benjamin Rand (1909)
"The remark that the completely free will, when it is taken abstractly, is in a condition of self-involved simplicity must be understood in this way. ..."
6. Sketches from Nature with Pen and Pencil by Frances Parthenope Verney (1877)
"People like these, attached to no ;' body" or thing, and withering mentally and morally, or becoming " useless fine self-involved spires," are only too ..."