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4 definitions found
 for self-seeking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Self-seeking \Self"-seek`ing\, a.
     Seeking one's own interest or happiness; selfish.
     --Arbuthnot.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Self-seeking \Self"-seek`ing\, n.
     The act or habit of seeking one's own interest or happiness;
     selfishness.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  self-seeking
      adj 1: interested only in yourself [syn: self-serving, self-
             seeking]
      n 1: taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the
           consequences for others [syn: opportunism, self-
           interest, self-seeking, expedience]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-seeking":
     acquisitive, acquisitiveness, ambitious for self, autism, autistic,
     careerism, careerist, ego trip, egoistic, egomaniacal, egotism,
     egotistic, egotistical, grasping, graspingness, greed, greedy,
     individualism, individualistic, interest, narcissism, narcissistic,
     personal aims, personal ambition, personal desires, personalism,
     personalistic, possessive, possessiveness, privatism, privatistic,
     remote, remoteness, self-absorbed, self-absorption,
     self-admiration, self-admiring, self-advancement, self-advancing,
     self-besot, self-centered, self-centeredness, self-concerned,
     self-consideration, self-considerative, self-contained,
     self-containment, self-devoted, self-devotion, self-esteem,
     self-esteeming, self-indulgence, self-indulgent, self-interest,
     self-interested, self-interestedness, self-jealous, self-jealousy,
     self-occupation, self-occupied, self-pleasing, self-regard,
     self-serving, self-solicitude, self-sufficiency, self-sufficient,
     selfhood, selfish, selfishness, selfism
  
  

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