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Selfish person   /sˈɛlfɪʃ pˈərsən/   Listen
Selfish person

noun
1.
A person who is unusually selfish.






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"Selfish person" Quotes from Famous Books



... the most selfish person that ever lived. I'm not planning half so much to make you girls happy as I am to be happy myself. Every time I think that I might have gone to some other college and never have known you and Miriam and Anne, it nearly gives me nervous prostration. By the way, Grace, I have an idea Miriam is ...
— Grace Harlowe's Problem • Jessie Graham Flower

... patients of a certain temperament can hardly be due altogether to suggestion. I have been informed by "magnetic" and "spiritual" healers that this feeling of exhaustion is very great when a self-centred, selfish person is being treated, and correspondingly less whenever a generous, large-souled individual is receiving the treatment. "Osteopaths" have told me the same thing. Those possessing an active mind and brain, and who are analytical and unsympathetic by nature, are far ...
— The Problems of Psychical Research - Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal • Hereward Carrington



Words linked to "Selfish person" :   monopolist, dog in the manger, disagreeable person, narcist, egoist, egocentric, user, monopoliser, narcissist, pig, opportunist, unpleasant person, exploiter, hog, self-seeker, monopolizer



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