Definition of self-centeredness in US English:

self-centeredness

noun

  • See self-centered

    • ‘Self-awareness is precious, and it is not abundant in our generation, which all too often substitutes a narcissistic self-centeredness.’
    • ‘The definition of ‘egotism’ relates self-centredness to superiority, and also, quite tellingly, self-importance to superiority.’
    • ‘There is, for all the morbid self-centredness, a curious pleasure about being released from the banality of political theatre’
    • ‘They knew the right way, yet their pride and self-centeredness got the better of them.’
    • ‘It could reflect the therapist's own narcissism and self-centeredness.’

Pronunciation

self-centeredness

/ˌsɛlf ˈsɛn(t)ərdnəs//ˌself ˈsen(t)ərdnəs/