egocentrism, greed, self, egoism, egomania, self-absorption, self-indulgence, self-worship, self-involvement.
He cursed the Ernaus, father and son, and in his utter selfishness
even found fault with Bertha for bringing him into this frightful difficulty by a too ready acquiescence in his plans.
When the blow fell, and I knew that I had lost you, I knew that my selfishness
in thinking chiefly of my own happiness had been properly rewarded.
This sorrow to which there is no relief is the selfishness
of sorrow, the grief for our own loneliness; for of sorrow, of fear, of pity for the dead, there is no need.