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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Interested only in one's own person; Satisfying one's own interests often in disregard of the truth or the reasonable interests of others

Usage examples (40)
  • On Dec. 6, Ms. James quit, leaving her critics - whom she described as self-serving bullies - with no excuses for further discord.
  • Even the title seems self-serving, particularly when viewed in the light of an interview Michelle granted Vogue magazine in 2007.
  • Some historians say they are just a self-serving tract.
  • The president abhors leaks, especially self-serving ones. for more
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