self-absorption[-ab sôrp′s̸hən, -zôrp′-]
- Self absorption is defined as caring only about one's own self and one's own activities and not showing interest in the rest of the world.
An example of self absorption is when you go on and on to your friend about your problems without asking how she is.
- absorption in one's own interests, affairs, etc.
- Physics the absorption of radiation by the substance emitting the radiation
- Alternative spelling of self-absorption.